Maryland Tercentenary Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1934
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 73-215

Background

The Maryland Tercentenary Half Dollar was released in 1934 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Province of Maryland.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features the likeness of Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore.

The reverse features Calvert's coat of arms.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • CECIL CLAVERT
  • HALF DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

  • MARYLAND TERCENTENARY
  • FATTI MASCII PAROLE FEMINE
  • 1634-1934

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Hans Schuler
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016