Fort Vancouver Centennial Half Dollar
Commemorative Coin Programs
- Year of Issue: 1925
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 68-452
The Fort Vancouver Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1925 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Fort Vancouver by the Hudson’s Bay Company, State of Washington.
The San Francisco Mint produced the coins, although there is no mint mark.
The obverse design features the likeness and name of Dr. John McLoughlin, builder of the fort.
The reverse features the full-length figure of a frontiersman with gun, the fort and a mountain peak in the background.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- DR. JOHN MCLOUGHLIN
- HALF DOLLAR
- FORT VANCOUVER CENTENNIAL
- VANCOUVER WASHINGTON FOUNDED 1825 BY HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Laura Gardin Fraser