½ Dollar Atlanta Olympics - Basketball

Features

Country United States
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents (0.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 11.34 g
Diameter 30.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 257
  • 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

Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games - Basketball

Obverse

The obverse of the coin depicts three young basketball players competing in the Olympic Games.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
XXVI
1995
OLYMPIAD
USA
IN GOD WE TRUST

Engraver: Clint Hansen

Reverse

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
HALF DOLLAR
100
Atlanta
E PLURIBUS UNUM

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.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1995 S 171,001 18.84 46%
1995 S 169,655 16.54 63% Proof

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