Maine Centennial Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1920
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 66-199

Background

The Maine Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1920 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Maine’s admission into the Union.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features the Maine State Seal.

The reverse features a pine wreath.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • HALF DOLLAR
  • DIRIGO
  • MAINE

Reverse Inscriptions

  • MAINE CENTENNIAL 1820-1920
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016