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20th Century U.S. Half Dollar Collection - Relics of a Bygone Era Series With Wood Presentation Box

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This comprehensive 6-coin set features one of every major type and composition of U.S. 50-cent piece issued during the 20th century. Each set includes a Barber half a dollar (1892-1915), Walking Liberty half a dollar (1916-1947), Franklin half a dollar (1948-1963), and three Kennedy half dollars, including one struck in the original 90% silver alloy (1964), one in the modified 40% silver alloy (1965-1970), and one in the contemporary copper-nickel alloy (1971-Present). Each coin is housed in an airtight capsule and presented in a luxurious, plush-lined wood box with embossed metallic gold lettering, piano-black finish, and certificate of authenticity. The coins are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine, dated between 1900 and 1999, and will match the quality of the ones shown. If you are interested in building a collection, consider adding other great selections from the Relics of a Bygone Era Series to compliment your purchase, including the 20th-century nickel, dime, and quarter collections.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Coin 1:

  • Type: Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
  • Designer: Charles E. Barber
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.0 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Liberty, facing right, with pileus and headband / 13 stars
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Heraldic eagle with shield, scroll, olive branch, and 13 arrows / 13 stars
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 2:

  • Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
  • Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.0 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Liberty wearing an American flag dress with outstretched arm and carrying branches of laurel and oak / Mountain with rising sun in distance
  • Obverse Inscription: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Perched eagle with open wings carrying branch of Mountain Pine
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 3:

  • Type: Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
  • Designer: John R. Sinnock
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.6 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Bust of Benjamin Franklin, facing right
  • Obverse Inscription: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Liberty Bell / Eagle with open wings
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 4:

  • Type: Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present)
  • Variety: 90% Silver
  • Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
  • Weight: 11.50 grams
  • Diameter: 30.61 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: John F. Kennedy, facing left
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Presidential seal
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 5:

  • Type: Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present)
  • Variety: 40% Silver Clad (1965-1970)
  • Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
  • Weight: 11.50 grams
  • Diameter: 30.61 mm
  • Composition: 0.400 silver, 0.600 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.147893 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: John F. Kennedy, facing left
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Presidential seal
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 6:

  • Type: Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present)
  • Variety: Copper Nickel Clad (1971-Present)
  • Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
  • Weight: 11.3 grams
  • Diameter: 30.61 mm
  • Composition: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure copper center
  • Obverse Design: John F. Kennedy, facing left
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Presidential seal
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR
  • 8 x 6 x 2
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This comprehensive 6-coin set features one of every major type and composition of U.S. 50-cent piece issued during the 20th century. Each set includes a Barber half a dollar (1892-1915), Walking Liberty half a dollar (1916-1947), Franklin half a dollar (1948-1963), and three Kennedy half dollars, including one struck in the original 90% silver alloy (1964), one in the modified 40% silver alloy (1965-1970), and one in the contemporary copper-nickel alloy (1971-Present). Each coin is housed in an airtight capsule and presented in a luxurious, plush-lined wood box with embossed metallic gold lettering, piano-black finish, and certificate of authenticity. The coins are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine, dated between 1900 and 1999, and will match the quality of the ones shown. If you are interested in building a collection, consider adding other great selections from the Relics of a Bygone Era Series to compliment your purchase, including the 20th-century nickel, dime, and quarter collections.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Coin 1:

  • Type: Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
  • Designer: Charles E. Barber
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.0 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Liberty, facing right, with pileus and headband / 13 stars
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Heraldic eagle with shield, scroll, olive branch, and 13 arrows / 13 stars
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 2:

  • Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
  • Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.0 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Liberty wearing an American flag dress with outstretched arm and carrying branches of laurel and oak / Mountain with rising sun in distance
  • Obverse Inscription: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Perched eagle with open wings carrying branch of Mountain Pine
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 3:

  • Type: Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
  • Designer: John R. Sinnock
  • Weight: 12.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.6 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: Bust of Benjamin Franklin, facing right
  • Obverse Inscription: LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Liberty Bell / Eagle with open wings
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / E PLURIBUS UNUM / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 4:

  • Type: Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-Present)
  • Variety: 90% Silver
  • Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
  • Weight: 11.50 grams
  • Diameter: 30.61 mm
  • Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
  • Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
  • Obverse Design: John F. Kennedy, facing left
  • Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
  • Reverse Design: Presidential seal
  • Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR


Coin 5: