Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1936
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 74-476
The Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the city’s founding as the state capital.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features a figure of Justice with scales and a sword is flanked by images of the original and present capitol buildings.
The reverse features a palmetto tree, with oak and ribbon binding stars at the base, a symbol of South Carolina. An additional 13 stars encircle the tree.
- COLUMBIA SOUTH CAROLINA
- SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE CAPITAL
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- HALF DOLLAR
- E PLURBUS UNUM
- IN GOD WE TRUST
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: A. Wolfe Davidson