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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Cincinnati Musical Center half dollar

Code : KM# 176

  • General

  • Name
    Cincinnati Musical Center half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 176
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1936
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 176
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | STEPHEN FOSTER, AMERICA''S TROUBADOUR | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    CINCINNATI | A MUSIC CENTER OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | E PLURIBUS UNUM | LIBERTY | 1886| 1936
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Parametres

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

  • Description


    The Cincinnati Music Center Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cincinnati, OH, as a center of music and its contribution to the art of music.

    The obverse design features a portrait of American composer Stephen Foster.

    The reverse features a female figure kneeling and holding a lyre.

    Mint: Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco

    Mintage:
    1936 - 5 005
    1936D - 5 005
    1936S - 5 006

    Designer: Constance Ortmayer

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