½ Dollar Columbus

½ Dollar (Columbus) -  obverse½ Dollar (Columbus) -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents (0.5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 11.34 g
Diameter 30.61 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 237
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Columbus Voyage - 500th Anniversary

Obverse

Columbus standing on shore

Lettering:
LIBERTY
IN GOD
WE TRUST
1492
1992

Engraver: T. James Ferrell

T. James Ferrell (born in 1939, in Clayton, New Jersey) graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1969 he joined the staff of medallic artists at the newly founded Franklin Mint. In August 1989, he moved to the United States Mint in Philadelphia.

Reverse

Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria sailing right

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
500TH ANNIVERSARY OF COLUMBUS DISCOVERY
E PLURIBUS UNUM
HALF DOLLAR

Translation:
United States of America
500th Anniversary of Columbus Discovery
Out of Many, One
Half Dollar

Engraver: Thomas D. Rogers

Thomas D. Rogers, Sr. is a former sculptor-engraver with the United States Mint and designer of the 2000–2008 reverse side of the United States Golden dollar coins, or Sacagawea dollars. Rogers holds an A.A.S. degree with a major in commercial art. He joined the U.S.

Edge

Reeded

½ Dollar (Columbus) -  obverse

Mints

D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992 D 135,702 11.96 43%
1992 S 390,154 10.47 68% Proof

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