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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Cleveland Centennial half dollar

Code : KM# 177

  • General

  • Name
    Cleveland Centennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 177
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1936-1937
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 177
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | MOSES CLEAVELAND | LIBERTY | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    GREAT LAKES EXPOSITION | CLEVELAND CENTENNIAL | IN GOD WE TRUST | E PLURIBUS UNUM | 1836 | 1936
  • 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
    50 030
  • Issue period
    1936-1937
  • Description

  • Description


    The Cleveland Great Lakes Exposition Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the city of Cleveland and the Great Lakes Exposition.

    The obverse design features Moses Cleaveland, who founded Cleveland.

    The reverse features a mapmaker''s compass poised over a map of the Great Lakes and pointing to the northern and southern extremities of the lakes. The stars indicate the locations of major cities.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: Brenda Putnam

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