Booker T. Washington Memorial Half Dollar
Commemorative Coin Programs
- Year of Issue: 1946
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 79-610
The Booker T. Washington Hal Dollar was initially offered in 1946 to honor his place in American history. It was reissued annually through 1951.
CharacteristicsThe obverse features a portrait of Booker T. Washington.
The reverse design features the log cabin in which Booker T. Washington was born.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
- HALF DOLLAR
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE MEMORIAL
- FROM SLAVE CABIN TO HALL OF FAME
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- FRANKLIN COUNTY VA
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Isaac Scott Hathaway