George Washington 250th Anniversary Half Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs

Background

The George Washington 250th Anniversary Half Dollar was released in 1982 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of George Washington’s birth.

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Coin Characteristics

The obverse design features George Washington astride a horse.

The reverse features Mt. Vernon.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • LIBERTY
  • 250TH ANNIVESARY OF BIRTH
  • 1952

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • HALF DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Sculptor: Elizabeth Jones

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Content last reviewed December 21, 2016

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