San Diego-California-Pacific Exposition Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1935
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 74-50 and 74-566

Background

The San Diego-California-Pacific Exposition Half Dollar was issued in 1935 and 1936 to commemorate the city’s exposition during those years.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a composite image of a seated woman, bear, horn of plenty, ship, and a miner at work.

The reverse design features one of the exposition buildings with the name San Diego.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • LIBERTY
  • EUREKA
  • HALF DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

  • CALIFORNIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION
  • SAN DIEGO
  • 1935

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Robert Aitken
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016