- 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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