The Oregon Trail Commemorative half dollar was approved by Congress at the incessant urging of the Old Pioneer Ezra Meeker. Meeker had originally traversed the Oregon Trail in 1850 in an oxen cart with his wife and baby.
- Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
- Individual coins come in protective plastic flips.
- There were only 7,006 coins originally minted at the Denver Mint in 1934.
- Obverse: Features a Native American standing in front of a U.S. map. Designed by Laura Fraser.
- Reverse: Features an Ox-drawn covered wagon being led west toward the setting sun. Designed by James Earle Fraser.
- Guaranteed by the United States Mint.
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The Oregon Trail Memorial half-dollar has been considered one of the most beautiful designs in commemorative coinage, and was the longest tenured commem struck by the United States Mint.