1892-1893 Columbian Expo Half Dollar Avg Circ

1892-1893 Columbian Expo Half Dollar Avg Circ
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Product Specifications

Product ID: 23723
Year: Random
Grade: Average Circulated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $0.50
Mint Mark: Not Shown - Philadelphia
Metal Content: 0.3617 troy oz
Purity: .900
Manufacturer: US Mint
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

Product Details

These first U.S. commemorative coins represent a great way to buy Silver half-dollars that are more than 100 years old.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
  • Individual coins come in protective plastic flips.
  • Obverse: Designed by Charles Barber after a concept by Olin Warner, featuring a portrait of Christopher Columbus.
  • Reverse: Designed by George T. Morgan after a concept by Olin Warner, displaying the Santa Maria above two hemispheres.
Protect and display your Columbian Half by adding a protective plastic capsule to your order.

This coin will make an excellent addition to any collection. Add this 1892-1893 Columbian Expo Half Dollar to your cart today!

Columbian halves were the U.S. Mint's first commemorative coin, struck to raise funds for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus' first voyage to the Americas.

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Customer Reviews
1892-1893 Columbian Expo Half Dollar Avg Circ
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received one in better than expected condition

By  Len

from Fremont, CA


Received one that looked absolutely lovely, better than expected. Great packaging as always.


  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Go get them now!

By  Silver Fanatic

from San Jose, CA


I have not ordered these coins, but when I was a paperboy, back in the 1960's, one of my customers gave me one as a Christmas present. I still have it. I was 13 at the time, and the old man who gave it to me probably had kept it around for years. Bless his soul! A piece of history in your hand.


  • Attractive Design
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Collectible (lower mintage)


  • Nothing


By  SilverFX

from Orlando, FL


Very worn but got some great toning. Dark overall, gold hue evident, rainbow beginning...cool silver piece. I got one of the worn/cleaned ones, received a cleaned one with excellent relief so I can see the features that are missing on this one. Too bad I can't combine them into one perfect coin!


from NE


Pretty cool coins to have at a reasonable price. I ordered 3 and was pleased with all of them.


from TX


I ordered a couple of these and was pleasantly surprised. I was amazed at the detail on this coin that was at the Chicago World's Fair. Who knows, it might have passed through the hands of H.H Holmes. The price is right, you should pick a few up.


from VA


not just buy the coin but also the history

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