Albany, New York Charter Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1936
The Albany, New York Charter Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the city’s charter.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features a beaver with a branch of maple seeds.
The reverse features a full-length portrait of Sir Thomas Dongan, Colonial Governor, presenting a charter to Peter Schuyler, Albany's first mayor, and Robert Livingston. Also pictured is an eagle in flight above the men, a pine branch, and cones.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- HALF DOLLAR
- ALBANY NY
- SETTLED 1614
- CHARTERED 1686
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Gertrude K. Lathrop