The first commemorative coins that were issued by the United States were minted for the 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago. This exposition was celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Landing of Columbus in the New World.
- Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
- PCGS encapsulation guarantees the MS-64 condition of the coin.
- Light peripheral toning on both sides. Great eye-appeal.
- Obverse: Features the bust right of Christopher Columbus. The inscriptions surround the portrait read “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “COLUMBIAN HALF DOLLAR” with the phrases divided by stars.
- Reverse: Depicts the Santa Maria, Columbus’ flagship with two globes below.
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