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San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge half dollar


The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge half dollar was designed by Jacques Shinier, a resident of Oakland,[1] and minted in 1936. The obverse depicts a grizzly bear, a symbol of California, and the reverse shows the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, and the Ferry Building[1], and two boats approaching the bridge.[2] 100 thousand of these coins were minted.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "1936 S Bay Bridge 50C MS Silver Commemoratives - NGC". Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  2. ^ Harper, David C.; Miller, Harry (1 May 2012). "2013 U.S. Coin Digest". F+W Media, Inc. Retrieved 6 July 2017 – via Google Books.

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