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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Bridgeport, Connecticut Centennial half dollar - Circulation 25 015

Code : KM# 175

  • General

  • Name
    Bridgeport, Connecticut Centennial half dollar - Circulation 25 015
  • Code
    KM# 175
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1936
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 175
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICUT CENTENNIAL | P.T. BARNUM | 1836-1936
  • Reverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | E PLURIBUS UNUM | LIBERTY |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
    25 015
  • Issue period
    1936
  • Description

  • Description


    The Bridgeport, Connecticut Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation.

    The obverse design features a portrait of circus promoter P.T. Barnum.

    The reverse features an eagle.

    Mint:Philadelphia

    Designer: Henry Kreis

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