Commemorative coins are coins that have been minted to commemorate a particular event, person or organization. Early U.S. Commemorative Coins
are considered to be coins minted from 1892 to 1954. In the early part of 1954, the United States Mint was heavily criticized for producing commemorative coin issues of questionable recognition, and seemingly endless mint runs of coins
with little or no demand. The period of early commemorative coins produced ended in 1954 with the issue of the Washington–Carver commemorative half dollar.
Antietam Half Dollar Commemorative Coin
The Battle of Antietam commemorative half dollar coin celebrates an event in America's history that was of truly national historical significance.
Columbian Exposition Commemorative Half Dollar
The 1892 Columbian Exposition half dollar was the first commemorative coin authorized by the United States Congress.
The coin was minted in 1892 and 1893 to commemorate The World's Columbian Exposition also referred to as The Chicago World's Fair.
California Diamond Jubilee Half Dollar
The 1925 California half dollar coin commemorates seventy five years of statehood. Production began at the San Francisco Mint on August 12, 1925.
Oregon Trail Commemorative Half Dollar
The Oregon Trail Commemorative half dollar coin was produced by the United states mint from the years 1926, 1928, 1933, 1934 and 1936 to 1939.
The half dollar coin was Minted to honor the migration of brave men and women settlers who prior to 1849, traveled the Oregon Trail...
Texas Centennial Half Dollar (1934-1938)
On June 15, 1933, the United States Congress passed an act to authorize the minting of the Texas Centennialsilver half dollar coin to celebrate the upcomin one hundredth anniversary in 1936 of the independence of Texas.
This was the first of over two dozen commemorative coin related bills proposed by Congress that would take place during Franklin Delano Roosevelt tenure as president.
1926s 1926 s Oregon Trail Memorial Commerative Half Dollar Gem BU ++++ 50C RARE
1926-S NGC MS66 CAC Oregon Trail Commemorative Silver Half Dollar Commem GEM BU
2005-S proof-70 ultra cameo NGC CALIFORNIA clad STATE QUARTER great coin.*
1935-S California Pacific Expo Commemorative Half Dollar /6902
1893 COLUMBIAN 50c MS64 PCGS HALF DOLLAR
1893 Columbian Silver Commemorative Half Dollar 50C MS 65 NGC ~ Multi Color Tone
NGC MS 65! 1936 BRIDGEPORT COMMEMORATIVE 50c HALF DOLLAR SILVER CHOICE GEM BU
1936 Bridgeport Silver Commemorative Half Dollar PCGS MS 65 GEM 50c Coin
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