Lynchburg, Virginia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1936
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 74-625

Background

The Lynchburg, Virginia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Lynchburg.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features Senator Carter Glass.

The reverse features the standing figure of Liberty and an image of the Lynchburg court house.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • LIBERTY
  • CARTER GLASS

Reverse Inscriptions

  • LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA SESQUICENTENNIAL
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • 1786
  • 1936
  • HALF DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Charles Keck
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016