Gasparro designed the reverse of the 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar.
reverse of the Kennedy Half Dollar is based on the Presidential
coat of arms.
was the first year of issue for the Kennedy Half Dollar
1964 Kennedy Half Dollar was the only 90 percent silver proof
Saint-Gaudens (designer of the $20 Saint Gaudens) also designed
the medal for the 1892 Columbian Expo.
the dies and the planchets are polished when the mint produces
a Proof coin.
Capped Die is actually a strike error.
first Buffalo 5c pieces show a bison standing on a mound.
1903 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Dollars wer the first
souvenir gold coins authorized by congress.
1866 Shield 5c is 25% nickel.
A. Weinman designed the Walking Liberty Half Dollar.
Lafayette $1 was the first U.S. Commemorative Dollar.
initials SMS stands for Special Mint Set.
1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar actually celebrates the 1919
$50 Pan-Pac Octagonal coins were issued the the $50 Pan-Pac Round.
faces left on the Jefferson 5c.
Reverse is generally the lower die at the U.S. Mint.
was the last date Mint Marks were used on a coins reverse.
earthquake interrupted the work of the San Francisco Mint in 1906.
main offices of the U.S. Mint are in Washington, D.C.