1922 Grant Silver Half Dollar Commemorative - PCGS MS-65. Offered here is a 1922 Grant Commemorative Half Dollar. It is graded by PCGS as MS-65. The coin in the above pictures is the one you will receive.1922 Grant Memorial Half Dollar. Along with a gold dollar featuring an identical design, the 1922 Grant Memorial Half Dollar was issued for the centennial of the birth of Ulysses S.
He had severed as General of the American Armies during the Civil war and served two terms as the 18th President of the United States. Grant Centenary Memorial Association had been formed in the previous year with ambitious plans to celebrate the occasion. The construction of numerous buildings and a highway to memorialize Grant were planned. Authorization was received from Congress for the minting of commemorative gold dollars and half dollars to help finance the projects. Laura Gardin Fraser provided the designs for the commemorative coins.
The obverse featured a portrait of Ulysses S. Grant adapted from a Matthew Brady photograph. Inscriptions surrounding the portrait included "United States of America", Ulysses S. The reverse featured a the log cabin in Georgetown, which was where Grant was born. Inscriptions include "In God We Trust", and "E Pluribus Unum".
A quantity of 5,000 of the Grant Memorial Half Dollars were struck with the inclusion of a Star on the obverse above "Grant". The Centenary Memorial Association had requested this quantity of gold dollars struck with the star, but the silver half dollars carrying the star were a surprise. Since the number of 1922 Grant Half Dollars with Star represents only a small portion of the mintage, the coins now represent a rarity amongst early commemorative coins. Of the maximum authorized mintage of 250,000 silver half dollars, the mintages net of melting were 4,256 coins "with star" and 67,405 coins with "no star".Grant Memorial Half Dollar Coin Specifications Designer: Laura Gardin Fraser Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper Weight: 12.50 grams Diameter: 30.6 mm Authorization: Public Law 67-137 Maximum Authorized Mintage: 250,000 Grant Memorial Half Dollar Mintages 1922 with star: 4,256 1922 no star: 67,405. Whether you are an investor seeking asset diversification, an experienced collector searching for a key date coin, or simply trying to find a vintage Proof Set as a gift, Woodland Treasure is available to meet your needs.
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The item "1922 Grant Silver Half Dollar Commemorative PCGS MS-65" is in sale since Wednesday, April 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Commemorative\Silver (1892-1954)". The seller is "woodlandtreasure" and is located in Baileyville, Maine.
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