Congress authorized the Maine Centennial half dollar on May 10, 1920, to be sold at the centennial celebration at Portland. They were received too late for this event and were sold by the state treasurer for many years.
- Issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Statehood of the State of Maine.
- This coin was designed by Anthony de Francisci, who designed the Peace Silver Dollar as well.
- Obverse: Features the arms of the state of Maine; the Latin word DIRIGO means “I Direct”.
- Reverse: Features an inscription in a symbolic wreath.
- Guaranteed by the U.S. Mint.
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