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America's First Commemorative Coin — the Columbian Exposition Silver Half Dollar

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  • Additional Details
  • Dimensions: 3 3/16" L x 2 5/8"W x 1 1/4"H
  • Made In: USA, China
  • Made Of: leatherette, US Coins
  • Weight: 3 oz.
The Silver Columbian Exposition Half Dollar is the first commemorative coin minted in the U.S. Minted for the 1892-1893 Chicago World's Fair, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar commemorates the 400th anniversary of Columbus landing in the Americas. This .900 silver coin features a bust of Christopher Columbus on the obverse designed by Charles E. Barber and Columbus’ lead ship, "Santa Maria," and a world map on the reverse designed by George T. Morgan. Certificate of Authenticity is included with the Columbian Exposition Silver Half Dollar.

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