York County, Maine Tercentenary Half Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1936
  • Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 74-822

Background

The York County, Maine Tercentenary Half Dollar was released in 1936 to commemorate the county’s  300th anniversary.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features a stockade on the Saco River.

The reverse features the seal of York County.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • HALF DOLLAR
  • LIBERTY
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM

Reverse Inscriptions

  • YORK COUNTY
  • FIRST COUNTY IN MAINE
  • 1636
  • 1836
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: Walter H. Rich
Reverse
  • Designer: Walter H. Rich
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016