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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Daniel Boone Bicentennial half dollar ("1934")

Code : KM# 165.2

  • General

  • Name
    Daniel Boone Bicentennial half dollar ("1934")
  • Code
    KM# 165.2
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1935
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 165.2
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    IN GOD WE TRUST | E PLURIBUS UNUM | DANIEL BOON BICENTENNIAL PIONEER YEAR | 1934
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Issue period
    1934-1935
  • Description

  • Description


    The Daniel Boone Bicentennial Half Dollar was first struck in 1934 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Daniel Boone.

    The obverse design features a portrait of Daniel Boone.

    The reverse features frontiersman holding a chart of Kentucky and a rifle facing an American Indian holding a tomahawk. In the background includes a blockhouse stockade and a sun half on the horizon.

    Mint: Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco

    Mintage:
    1935 - 10 008
    1935D - 2 003
    1935S - 2 004
    1936 - 12 012
    1936D - 5 005
    1936S - 5 006
    1937 - 9 810
    1937D - 2 506
    1937S - 2 506
    1938 - 2 100
    1938D - 2 100
    1938S - 2 100

    Designer: Augustus Lukeman

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