Centennial Olympics (Baseball) Half Dollar
The U.S. Olympic Baseball Half Dollar was released in 1995 to support the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games and the programs of the United States Olympic Committee.
Recipient Organization: Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Inc. and the United States Olympic Committee
Commemorative Coin SurchargesCommemorative 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.
CharacteristicsThe obverse features a baseball design of a batter, catcher, and referee alongside the Olympic rings.
The reverse design features the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games Mark juxtaposed over a globe that represents the nearly 200 nations of the world that came together for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- E PLLURIBUS UNUM
- HALF DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Edgar Z. Steever, IV
- Designer: T. James Ferrell