Wisconsin Territorial Centennial Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1936
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 74-593

Background

The Wisconsin Territorial Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Territorial Government of Wisconsin.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a badger, a symbol of Wisconsin, against vertical arrows and a branch.

The reverse features a man's arm holding a pick above a pile of ore.

Obverse Inscriptions

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

Reverse Inscriptions

  • WISCONSIN TERRITORIAL CENTENNIAL
  • 4TH DAY OF JULY ANNO DOMINI 1836
  • 1936

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Benjamin Hawkins
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016