Monroe Doctrine Centennial Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1923
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 67-391
The Monroe Doctrine Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1923 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features the likenesses of presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams with the names Monroe and Adams underneath.
The reverse features the Western Hemisphere. North America in the form of a draped figure with the laurel of peace reaching to South America, also a draped figure carrying a horn of plenty. Their hands touch at the Panama Canal. Between the dates 1823-1923 are a scroll and a quill symbolizing the Treaty.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- HALF DOLLAR
- MONROE DOCTRINE CENTENNIAL
- LOS ANGELES
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Chester Beach