1893 Columbian Expo Half Dollar BUPRODUCT ID: 12258
This Columbian Half Dollar was the first United States commemorative coin. It was issued to raise funds for the 1892-1893 World's Columbian Exposition and marks the quadricentennial of Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Americas.
- Contains .3617 oz. of Silver.
- Coin comes in protective packaging.
- Obverse: Features the bust right of Christopher Columbus. The inscriptions surrounding 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.