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Early United States commemorative coins

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York commemorative half dollar, obverse
Norfolk commemorative half dollar, reverse

The early United States commemorative coins traditionally begins with the 1892 Columbian Half dollar and extends through the 1954 Booker T. Washington issue.[citation needed] The profits from the sale of commemorative coins was often used to fund a specific project. Commemorative coins were a money raising mechanism that provided an alternative to raising taxes.


25 Cents SilverEdit

50 Cents SilverEdit

Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar
Boone half dollar, obverse
Boone half dollar, reverse

1 Dollar SilverEdit

1 Dollar GoldEdit

Two and a Half Dollars GoldEdit

Fifty Dollars GoldEdit

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