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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Old Spanish Trail half dollar - Circulation 10 008

Code : KM# 172

  • General

  • Name
    Old Spanish Trail half dollar - Circulation 10 008
  • Code
    KM# 172
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1935
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 172
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | HALF DOLLAR | E PLURIBUS UNUM | LIBERTY | ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZA DE VACA
  • Reverse legend
    OLD SPANISH TRAIL | EL PASO | IN GOD WE TRUST | 1535-1935
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Group
    Новая группа
  • 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 Old Spanish Trail Half Dollar was released in 1935 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Cabeza de Vaca Expedition and the opening of the Old Spanish Trail.

    This obverse design features a Texas steer skull and the name of the pioneer Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca.

    The reverse features a yucca plant in flower and a map showing the trail taken by Cabeza De Vaca.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: L.W. Hoffecker

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