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Coin: silver 50 cent

Museum number:
2-57146
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020057146
Accession number:
Acc.2970
Object count:
1
Description:
Walking Liberty half dollar, 1935, minted in Philadelphia. Obverse: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / (date) - Liberty walking left, holding branches of laurel and oak. rising sun on left side Reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR - eagle standing., facing left, wings outstretched, perched on rock next to mountain pine. Size: 3.0 cm. diameter Weight: 12.42 g
Donor:
Newton Henry Neustadter Jr. and Roberta Elliot Neustadter
Collection place:
San Francisco Mint, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Production place:
Philadelphia Mint, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Culture or time period:
United States Historic
Maker or artist:
Adolph Alexander Weinman
Collector:
Newton Henry Neustadter Jr.
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
1935
Accession date:
1973
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Legacy documentation: