Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1925
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 68-43

Background

The Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial Half Dollar was released in 1925 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a Minute Man.

The reverse features the old belfry at Lexington.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • PATRIOT HALF DOLLAR
  • CONCORD MINUTEMAN
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

  • LEXINGTON-CONCORD SESQUICENTENNIAL
  • OLD BELFRY, LEXINGTON
  • 1775-1925

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Chester Beach
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016