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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Hudson Sesquicentennial half dollar

Code : KM# 170

  • General

  • Name
    Hudson Sesquicentennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 170
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1935
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 170
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    CITY OF HUDSON NY | ET DECUS ET PRETIUM RECTI | E PLURIBUS UNUM | 1785–1935
  • Reverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | HUDSON | HALF DOLLAR
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Mint
    Philadelphia Mint
  • Circulation
    10 008
  • Issue period
    1935
  • Description

  • Description


    The Hudson, New York Sesquicentennial Half Dollar was released in 1935 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the city’s founding.

    The obverse design features the seal of the city of Hudson.

    The reverse features a two-masted sailing vessel under full sail with the moon in the background.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: Chester Beach

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