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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Iowa Centennial half dollar

Code : KM# 197

  • General

  • Name
    Iowa Centennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 197
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1946
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 197
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | THE OLD STONE CAPITOL IOWA CITY | LIBERTY | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    IOWA STATEHOOD CENTENNIAL | 1846-1946 | E PLURIBUS UNUM | OUR LIBERTIES OUR RIGHTS WE PRIZE AND WILL MAINTAIN
  • 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
    100 057
  • Issue period
    1946
  • Description

  • Description


    The Iowa Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1946 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Iowa statehood.

    The obverse design features the first stone capitol building at Iowa City.

    The reverse features the Iowa State Seal of an eagle with wings spread outward, holding a large ribbon with the words ''Our Liberties Our Rights We Prize and Will Maintain.''

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: Adam Pietz

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