Olympics (France and Spain) Half Dollar
Released on January 17, 1992, this coin was authorized to support the training of American athletes participating in the 1992 Olympic Games that took place in Barcelona, Spain.
Recipient Organization: United States Olympic CommitteeSurcharges collected from the coin sales were to be used by the United States Olympic Committee for the objects and purposes of the Committee as established in the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.
Commemorative Coin SurchargesCommemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design of the coin features a gymnast in motion with the Olympic rings and stars in the background.
The reverse of the coin features an olive branch crossing the Olympic torch.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- HALF DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: William Cousins
- Designer: Steven Bieda