1946 Iowa Silver Commemorative Half Dollar - PCGS MS-65. Offered here is a 1946 Iowa Commemorative Half Dollar. It is graded by PCGS as MS-65. The coin in the above pictures is the one you will receive. 1946 Iowa Centennial Half Dollar.After a period of dormancy for commemorative coins, the Iowa Centennial Half Dollar was produced and issued in 1946 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Iowa's statehood. Abuses of the commemorative coin program had come to the forefront after a Congressional hearing held on April 15, 1937. As a result of the hearings 81 bills proposing commemorative coins were buried and authority was revoked to produce additional coins for existing programs. The issuance of commemorative coins was reconsidered following a change in administration. The 1946 Iowa Centennial Half Dollar was authorized on August 7, 1946 with a maximum mintage of 100,000 pieces.
The obverse design of the coins would feature the Old Stone Capitol. The inscriptions read "United States of America", "Half Dollar", "In God We Trust", "Liberty", and in small print beneath the building "Old Stone Capitol Iowa City". On the reverse of the coin was the image of an eagle adapted from the Iowa State Seal.
The eagle holds a ribbon in its beak which reads, "'Our Liberties Our Rights We Prize and Will Maintain". The remaining inscriptions include "Iowa Statehood Centennial", "1846", "1946", and "E Pluribus Unum". An amount of 500 pieces was set side for distribution in 1996, and 500 more pieces for distribution in 2046. Sales were slow since the offering price was far above the market price for uncirculated pieces.
Iowa Half Dollar Coin Specifications. Designer: Adam Pietz Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper Weight: 12.50 grams Diameter: 30.6 mm Authorization: Public Law 79-612 Maximum Authorized Mintage: 100,000.
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1915 Australia Three Pence (3D) - PCGS XF-40 - Extra Fine 40. This listing is currently undergoing maintenance, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The item "1946 Iowa Silver Commemorative Half Dollar PCGS MS-65" is in sale since Friday, April 30, 2021.
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