Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs
  • Year of Issue: 1920
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 66-203

Background

The Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar was released in 1920 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a pilgrim carrying a Bible.

The reverse features the Mayflower, the ship that brought the pilgrims to Massachusetts.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • PILGRIM HALF DOLLAR
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

  • PILGRIM TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION
  • 1620-1920

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Cyrus E. Dallin
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016

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