California Diamond Jubilee Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1925
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 68-452

Background

The California Diamond Jubilee Half Dollar was released in 1925 to commemorate the state’s 75th anniversary.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a kneeling figure of a forty-niner.

The reverse features a walking grizzly bear, the state emblem of California.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • CALIFORNIA DIAMOND JUBILEE
  • 1925

Reverse Inscriptions

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

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Jo Mora
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016