Huguenot-Walloon Tercentenary Half Dollar
The U.S. Mint released the Huguenot-Walloon Tercentenary Half Dollar in 1924. It commemorates the 300th anniversary of the 1624 settling of New Netherland (New York) by Walloons, French and Belgian Huguenots, under the Dutch West India Company.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features a profile likenesses of Admiral Coligny and William the Silent, leaders in the struggle for civil and religious liberty.
The reverse features the Nieuw Nederland, the ship in which the refugees came to the New World.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- HUGUENOT HALF DOLLAR
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- WILLIAM THE SILENT
- HUGUENOT-WALLOON TERCENTENARY
- FOUNDING OF NEW NETHERLAND
Mint and Mint Mark
- George T. Morgan