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Monroe Doctrine Centennial Half Dollar - 1923

Production Process: Unknown   Coin Type: Commemorative   Denomination: Half Dollar    Authorized Mintage Maximum: 300,000   Production Facility: San Francisco   Public Law Number: 391   Congressional Number: 67   Approval Date: 01/24/1923  
Image of two busts in profile with the names Monroe and Adams underneath. Inscriptions include, United States of America, Half Dollar, In God We Trust,  and 1923 Monroe–Adams.
Obverse: Download
Obverse Description:
The coin shows the likenesses of presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams with the names Monroe and Adams underneath. The inscriptions say, United States of America, Half Dollar, In God We Trust and 1923 Monroe-Adams.
Obverse Designer:
Chester Beach


Image is of North America in the form of a draped figure with the laurel of peace reaching to South America also a draped figure. Between the dates 1823-1923 are a scroll and a quill. Inscriptions, Monroe Doctrine Centennial, 1823 1923 and Los Angeles.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
The image represents the Western Hemisphere. North America in the form of a draped figure with the laurel of peace reaching to South America, also a draped figure carrying a horn of plenty. Their hands touch at the Panama Canal. Between the dates 1823-1923 are a scroll and a quill symbolizing the Treaty. The inscriptions say, Monroe Doctrine Centennial, 1823 1923 and Los Angeles.
Reverse Designer:
Chester Beach


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