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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Booker T. Washington Memorial half dollar

Code : KM# 198

  • General

  • Name
    Booker T. Washington Memorial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 198
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1946-1951
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 198
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | BOOKER T. WASHINGTON | 1946 | HALF DOLLAR | E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • Reverse legend
    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE MEMORIAL | LIBERTY | FROM SLAVE CABIN TO HALL OF FAME | IN GOD WE TRUST | FRANKLIN COUNTY VA
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Issue period
    1946-1951
  • Description

  • Description


    The Booker T. Washington Hal Dollar was initially offered in 1946 to honor his place in American history. It was reissued annually through 1951.

    The obverse features a portrait of Booker T. Washington.

    The reverse design features the log cabin in which Booker T. Washington was born.

    Mint: Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco

    Mintage:
    1946 - 1 000 546
    1946D - 200 113
    1946S - 500 729
    1947 - 100 017
    1947D - 100 017
    1947S - 100 017
    1948 - 8 005
    1948D - 8 005
    1948S - 8 005
    1949 - 6 004
    1949D - 6 004
    1949S - 6 004
    1950 - 6 004
    1950D - 6 004
    1950S - 512 091
    1951 - 51 082
    1951D - 7 004
    1951S - 7 004

    Designer: Isaac Scott Hathaway

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