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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Long Island Tercentenary half dollar

Code : KM# 182

  • General

  • Name
    Long Island Tercentenary half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 182
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1936
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 182
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    LIBERTY | E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • Reverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | 1936 | LONG ISLAND TERCENTENARY | 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
    81 826
  • Issue period
    1936
  • Description

  • Description


    The Long Island Tercentenary Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate Long Island’s 300th anniversary.

    The obverse design features the heads of an Indian and an early European settler.

    The reverse features a ship in full sail.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: Howard K. Weinman

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