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US Commemorative Half Dollar 1926-1954

 

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Face value: half dollar ($1/2=50 cents)

Composition: silver 0.900
30.6 mm.
12.5 g.
Edge: Reeded

 

 

U.S. SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1926 U.S. SESQUICENTENNIALMinted:
1926
Reverse: Liberty Bell; legend: HALF DOLLAR / SESQUICENTENNIALOF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1776 1926
Obverse: George Washington and Calvin Coolidge conjoint busts right; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST
KM#160
Price for coin in XF condition $80-100

 

 

 

OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1926 OREGON TRAILMinted:
1926, 1928, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Reverse: Conestoga wagon pulled by oxen left towards sunset; legend: OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL / IN GOD WE TRUST
Obverse: Native American standing in full headdress and holding bow, US Map in background; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
KM#159
Price for coin in XF condition $130-150

 

 

 

VERMONT SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1927 VERMONTMinted:
1927
Reverse: Catamount advancing left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / BATTLE OF BENNINGTON IN GOD WE TRUST 1777-1927 / AUG.16 / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Ira Allen bust right; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IRA ALLEN FOUNDER OF VERMONT
KM#162
Price for coin in XF condition $150-200

 

 

 

HAWAIIAN SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1928 HAWAIIMinted:
1928
Reverse: Native Hawaiian standing over view of Diamond Head; legend: E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1778 1928
Obverse: Captain James Cook bust left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / CAPTAIN JAMES COOK DISCOVERER OF HAWAII
KM#163
Price for coin in XF condition $1000-1500

 

 

 

MARYLAND TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1934 MARYLANDMinted:
1934
Reverse: Maryland state arms; legend:  MARYLAND TERCENTENARY / 1834-1934
Obverse: Lord Baltimore, Cecil Calvert bust righ; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / CECIL CALVERT
KM#166
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-200

 

 

 

TEXAS CENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1934 TEXASMinted:
1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
Reverse: Winged Victory kneeling beside Alamo Mission, small busts of Sam Houston and Stephen Austin at sides; legend:  THE TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CENTENARY / REMEMBER THE ALAMO / 1836-1936
Obverse: Eagle standing left, large star in background; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1934
KM#167
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-180

 

 

 

CONNECTICUT TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1935 CONNECTICUTMinted:
1935
Reverse: Charter oak tree; legend:  CONNECTICVT 1635-1935 / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / THE CHARTER OAK
Obverse: Eagle standing left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#169
Price for coin in UNC condition $200-250

 

 

 

HUDSON, N.Y., SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1935 HUDSONMinted:
1935
Reverse: Seal of the City of Hudson; legend:  CITY OF HUDSON / ET DECUS ET PRETIUM RECTI / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1785-1935
Obverse: Hudson's ship, the Half Moon sailing right; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / HUDSON
KM#170
Price for coin in UNC condition $450-550

 

 

 

OLD SPANISH TRAIL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1935 SPANISH TRAILMinted:
1935
Reverse: The 1535 route of Cabeza de Vaca's expedition and a yucca tree; legend:  OLD SPANISH TRAIL / EL PASO / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1535-1935
Obverse: Long-horn cow's head facing; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY / ALVAR NUNES CABESA DE VACA
KM#172
Price for coin in UNC condition $800-1000

 

 

 

SAN DIEGO PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION

US coin 1/2 dollar 1935 PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITIONMinted:
1935, 1936
Reverse: State of California exposition building; legend: SAN DIEGO 1935 / IN GOD WE TRUST / CALIFORNIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION
Obverse: Seated female with bear at her side; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY
KM#171
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

DANIEL BOONE BICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 DANIEL BOONEMinted:
1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
Reverse: Daniel Boone and Native American standing; legend:  IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / DANIEL BOON BICENTENNIAL / 1934 PIONEER YEAR / 1936
Obverse: Daniel Boone bust left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
KM#165
Price for coin in UNC condition $50-80

 

 

 

ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL - Liberty and Indian Chief's

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 ARKANSAS Liberty and Indian Chief'sMinted:
1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
Reverse: Liberty and Indian Chief's conjoint heads left; legend: ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL / 1836 1936
Obverse: Eagle with outstretched wings and Flag of Arkansas in background; legend: HALF DOLLAR 1936 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ARKANSAS / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#168
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL - Joe T. Robinson

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 ARKANSAS RobinsonMinted:
1936
Reverse: Sen. Joseph T. Robinson bust right; legend: ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL 1836 1936 / LIBERTY / JOSEPH T. ROBINSON
Obverse: Eagle with outstretched wings and Flag of Arkansas in background; legend: HALF DOLLAR 1936 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ARKANSAS / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#167
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

ALBANY, N.Y., CHARTER ANNIVERSARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 ALBANYMinted:
1936
Reverse: Standing figures of Thomas Dongan, Peter Schyuyler and Robert Livingston; legend: ALBANY N.Y. SETTLED 1614 CHARTERED 1686 / 1936
Obverse: Beaver knowing on maple branch; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / IN GOD WE TRUST
KM#173
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-200

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO - OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 OAKLAND BAY BRIDGEMinted:
1936
Reverse: Oakland Bay Bridge; legend: SAN FRANCISCO - OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE / 1936
Obverse: Grizzly bear facing; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY
KM#174
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-200

 

 

 

BRIDGEPORT, CONN., CENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 BRIDGEPORTMinted:
1936
Reverse: P.T. Barnum bust lef; legend: BRIDGEPORT CONNECTICVT CENTENNIAL / R.T.BARNVM / 1836-1936
Obverse: Eagle standing right; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY
KM#175
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

CINCINNATI MUSIC CENTER

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 CINCINNATI MUSIC CENTERMinted:
1936
Reverse: Kneeling female with lyre; legend: CINCINNATI A MUSIC CENTER OF AMERICA / 1886-1936 / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY
Obverse: Stephen Foster bust right; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / STEPHEN FOSTER AMERICA'S TROUBADOUR
KM#176
Price for coin in UNC condition $350-400

 

 

 

CLEVELAND - GREAT LAKES EXPOSITION

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 CLEVELAND GREAT LAKESMinted:
1936
Reverse: Dividers and map of the Great Lakes; legend: CLEVELAND CENTENNIAL / 1836 GREAT LAKES EXPOSITION 1936 / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Moses Cleaveland bust left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / MOSES CLEAVLAND
KM#177
Price for coin in UNC condition $50-100

 

 

 

COLUMBIA, S.C., SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 COLUMBIAMinted:
1936
Reverse: Figure of Justice between capitols of 1786 and 1936; legend: COLUMBIA SOUTH CAROLINA / SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE CAPITAL / LIBERTY / 1786 1936
Obverse: Palmetto tree; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / IN GOD WE TRUST
KM#178
Price for coin in UNC condition $200-250

 

 

 

DELAWARE TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 DELAWAREMinted:
1936
Reverse: Kalmar Nyckel sailing left; legend: DELAWARE TERCENTENARY / 1638 1938 / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY
Obverse: Old Swedes Church in Wilmington; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1936
KM#179
Price for coin in UNC condition $200-250

 

 

 

ELGIN, ILL., CENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 ELGINMinted:
1936
Reverse: Statue group; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / PIONEER MEMORIAL / ELGIN ILLINOIS / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: Trygve Rovelstad; legend: PIONEER / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1673 1936
KM#180
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-200

 

 

 

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 75TH ANNIVERSARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 GETTYSBURGMinted:
1936
Reverse: Double blased fasces seperating two shields; legend: HALF DOLLAR / 1863 75TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 1938 / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1936
Obverse: Union and Confederate veteran conjoint busts right; legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / BLUE AND GREY REUNION / LIBERTY / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#181
Price for coin in UNC condition $450-500

 

 

 

LONG ISLAND TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 LONG ISLANDMinted:
1936
Reverse: Dutch sailing vessel; legend: 1936 LONG ISLAND TERCENTENARY / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HALF DOLLAR / IN GOD WE TRUST
Obverse: Dutch settler and Native American conjoint head right; legend: LIBERTY / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#182
Price for coin in UNC condition $50-100

 

 

 

LYNCHBURG, VA., SESQUICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 LYNCHBURGMinted:
1936
Reverse: Liberty standing, old Lynchburg courthouse at right; legend: HALF DOLLAR / LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA SESQUICENTENNIAL / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1786 1936
Obverse: Sen. Carter Glass bust left; legend: CARTER GLASS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY
KM#183
Price for coin in UNC condition $200-250

 

 

 

NORFOLK, VA., BICENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 NORFOLKMinted:
1936
Reverse: Royal Mace of Norfolk; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / NORFOLK VIRGINIA LAND GRANT / 1636 / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY
Obverse: Seal of the City of Norfolk; legend: BOROUGH OF NORFOLK BICENTENNIAL / 1936 / TOWN 1682 BOROUGH 1736 CITY 1845 / CITY OF NORFOLK VIRGINIA / ET TERRA RT MARE DIVITIAE TUAE / CRESCAS
KM#184
Price for coin in UNC condition $300-400

 

 

 

RHODE ISLAND TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 RHODE ISLANDMinted:
1936
Reverse: Williams in canoe hailing Native American; legend: 1636 RHODE ISLAND 1936 / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY
Obverse: Shield with anchor; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HOPE / E PLURIBUS UNUM / 1936
KM#185
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

WISCONSIN TERRITORIAL CENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 WISCONSINMinted:
1936
Reverse: Pick axe and mound of lead ore; legend: WISCONSIN TERRITORIAL CENTENNIAL / 4TH DAY OF JULY ANNO DOMINI 1836 / 1936
Obverse: Badger from the Territorial seal; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY
KM#188
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

YORK COUNTY, MAINE, TERCENTENARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1936 YORKMinted:
1936
Reverse: York County seal; legend: YORK COUNTY / FIRST COUNTY IN MAINE / 1636 1936 / IN GOD WE TRUST
Obverse: Stockade; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / E PLURIBUS UNUM
KM#189
Price for coin in UNC condition $100-150

 

 

 

 

ROANOKE ISLAND, N.C.

US coin 1/2 dollar 1937 ROANOKEMinted:
1937
Reverse: Ellinor Dare holding baby Virginia, two small ships flanking; legend: THE COLONIZATION OF ROANOKE ISLAND NORTH CAROLINA / THE BIRTH OF VIRGINIA DARE / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1587-1937
Obverse: Sir Walter Raleigh bust left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM LIBERTY / SIR WALTER RALEIGH / 1937
KM#186
Price for coin in UNC condition $150-200

 

 

 

BATTLE OF ANTIETAM 75TH ANNIVERSARY

US coin 1/2 dollar 1937 BATTLE OF ANTIETAMMinted:
1937
Reverse: Burnside Bridge; legend: SEVENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF ANTIETAM / E PLURIBUS UNUM / THE BIRNSIDE BRIGE SEPTEMBER 17 1862
Obverse: Generals Robert E. Lee and George McClellan conjoint busts left; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / GEN GEORGE MC CLELLAN GEN ROBRT E LEE
KM#190
Price for coin in UNC condition $500-600

 

 

 

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.

US coin 1/2 dollar 1938 NEW ROCHELLEMinted:
1938
Reverse: John Pell and a calf; legend: NEW ROCHELLE NEW YORK / SETTLED 1688 INCORPORATED 1899
Obverse: Fleur-de-lis from the seal of the city; legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1938
KM#191
Price for coin in UNC condition $300-400

 

 

 

IOWA STATEHOOD CENTENNIAL

US coin 1/2 dollar 1938 IOWAMinted:
1946
Reverse: Iowa state seal; legend: IOWA STATEHOOD CENTENNIAL / 1846 1946 / OUR LIBERTIES WE PRIZE AND OUR RIGHTS WE WILL MAINTAIN / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Obverse: First Capitol building at Iowa City
Obverse legend: HALF DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / THE OLD STONE CAPITAL IOWA CITY
KM#197
Price for coin in UNC condition $80-100

 

 

 

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON

US coin 1/2 dollar 1938 BOOKER T. WASHINGTONMinted:
1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951
Reverse: Cabin and NYU's Hall of Fame; legend: FROM SLAVE CABIN TO HALL OF FAME / IN GOD WE TRUST / FRANCLIN COUNTY VA. / BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE MEMORIAL / LIBERTY
Obverse: Booker T. Washington bust right
Obverse legend: BOOKER T. WASHINGTON / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1946 HALF DOLLAR / E PLURIBUS UNUM
Number in Krause catalog: KM#198
Price for coin in UNC condition $25-35

 

 

 

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER

US coin 1/2 dollar 1938 BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVERPrice for coin in UNC condition $25-35Minted:
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
Reverse: Map of the United States
Reverse legend: U.S.A. / AMERICANISM / FREEDOM AND OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
Obverse: Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver conjoint busts right
Obverse legend: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN GOD WE TRUST / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR / GEORGE W. CAEVER LIBERTY BOOKER T. WASHINGTON / 1952
Number in Krause catalog: KM#200

 

 

 

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