½ Dollar Civil War Battlefields

Features

Country United States
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
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
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 254
  • 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

Civil War

Obverse

Features a tribute to the Civil War drummer boys. To the left of the drummer boy are the designer's initials “DT” as well as the engraver's initials “TJF” (T. James Ferrell). To the right of the drummer boy is the mint mark “S” for San Francisco.

Lettering:
LIBERTY 1995
IN GOD WE TRUST

Engraver: Don Troiani

Reverse

Features a battlefield scene with the inscription “ENRICHING OUR FUTURE BY PRESERVING OUR PAST.” In the lower right (just below the cannon) are the designer's initials “TJF”.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ENRICHING
OUR FUTURE BY
PRESERVING THE PAST
HALF DOLLAR

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 119,510 10.31 14.44 40%
1995 S 330,099 20.00 74% Proof

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