50 Cents, United States, 1917

50 Cents, United States, 1917

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin
United States, 1917
Obverse Image: Liberty walking toward a rising sun. Her right arm is outstretched, and she carries laurel and oak branches in her left.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / D / 1917
Reverse Image: Eagle perched on a mountain crag, wings spread.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1917
mint
U.S. Mint, Denver
designer
Weinman, Adolph A.
place made
United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.075 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.1426
catalog number
1985.0441.1426
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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