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US 50 cents commemorative coins

California Pacific International Exposition half dollar

Code : KM# 171

  • General

  • Name
    California Pacific International Exposition half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 171
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1935-1936
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 171
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | LIBERTY | EUREKA | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    CALIFORNIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION | SAN DIEGO | 1935
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Issue period
    1935-1936
  • Description

  • Description


    The San Diego-California-Pacific Exposition Half Dollar was issued in 1935 and 1936 to commemorate the city’s exposition during those years.

    The obverse design features a composite image of a seated woman, bear, horn of plenty, ship, and a miner at work.

    The reverse design features one of the exposition buildings with the name San Diego.

    Mint: Denver, San Francisco

    Mintage:
    1935S - 70 132
    1935D - 30 092

    Designer: Robert Aitken

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