Beginning in 1935, the U.S. Mint produced this Silver Half Dollar coin to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Arkansas being admitted as a state. This issue has been graded an MS-66 by PCGS. This has some dark toning, adding to its originality.
- Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
- Graded MS-66 by PCGS.
- Total original mintage of only 9,660 coins.
- Designed by Edward Everett Burr and models were prepared by Emily Bates of Arkansas.
- Obverse: Depicts accoladed heads of an Indian Chief from 1836 and an American girl from 1935.
- Reverse: Features an eagle in front of the Arkansas state flag with "United States of America" above and the face value below.
- Features the Denver mintmark “D” on the obverse to the right of the denomination.
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This coin commemorates the centennial of the admission of Arkansas to the Union. This is another commemorative half dollar where there is some confusion as to which side is the obverse and which is the reverse.