5-Star Generals Commemorative Half-Dollar Clad Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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Recipient Organization: CGSC Foundation

Surcharges in the amount of $35 for each gold coin, $10 for each silver coin and $5 for each clad coin sold are authorized to be paid to the CGSC Foundation to help finance its activities in support of the college.

Commemorative Coin Surcharges

Commemorative 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.

Characteristics

Obverse: Features portraits of Generals Henry "Hap" Arnold and Omar N. Bradley with the 5-star insignia above their heads.

Reverse: Features the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • HENRY “HAP” ARNOLD
  • OMAR N. BRADLEY
  • 2013

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • HALF DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Denomination: Half-Dollar
Composition: 8.33 percent nickel, balance copper
Diameter: 1.205 inches (±0.002) or 30.61 mm (±0.05)
Weight: 11.34 grams (±0.454)
Thickness: 0.083 inch (±0.004) or 2.10 mm (±0.10)
Edge: Reeded
Mintage Limit: 750,000 (across all product options)

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Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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