Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1935
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 73-225
The Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar was first issued in 1935 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the admission of Arkansas into the Union. It was reissued annually through 1939.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features an eagle with wings spread against a background containing rays and stars. The models for this coin were prepared by Emily Bates
The reverse design features the heads of an Indian and Liberty. Inscriptions: Liberty, Arkansas Centennial, and 1836 1936.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- HALF DOLLAR
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Edward Everett Burr