Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1926
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 68-62
The Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar was released in 1926 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This coin marked the first time a U.S. President’s portrait appeared on a coin during his lifetime.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features profiles of Washington and Coolidge.
The reverse features the Liberty Bell.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- SESQUICENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- HALF DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John R. Sinnock