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Coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of admission of State of Illinois into the Union.

United States. Congress. House

Coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of admission of State of Illinois into the Union.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coinage,
  • History,
  • Illinois

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCommemoration of admission of Illinois into the Union
    SeriesH.rp.372
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16129628M

      The Elgin, Illinois, Centennial half dollar was a fifty-cent commemorative coin issued by the United States Bureau of the Mint in , part of the wave of commemoratives authorized by Congress and struck that year. Intended to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Elgin, the piece was designed by local sculptor Trygve Rovelstad. The obverse depicts an idealized head of a . Hogge Money was the first coinage for any English-speaking region in the New World and is the first coin listed in the standard reference known as the "Red Book". Hogge Money coins were made in London for use in the newly established Plantation of Somer Islands, now known as Bermuda. The crudely made 2, 3, 6, and pence coins were issued in

    The State Bank Illinois ; The State Bank of Illinois ; The State Bank of Illinois; The Union Bank of Illinois ; The Stock Security Bank; The Rail- Road Bank ; The Bank of Edwardsville ; $1 National Currency; $1 Bill; $1 Bill; $1 Bill; $1 Bill; $1 Bill; $1 Bill; $1 Bill;. Illinois Centennial Half Dollar Mintage , Minted to celebrate the Centennial of Illinois’ entry as 21st State in the Union. This is the only other coin Abe Lincoln appears on. Though he was born in Kentucky, it is Illinois that is the ‘Land of Lincoln’.

    Now you can own the first U.S. legal-tender silver coin depicting Abraham Lincoln! The P Lincoln-Illinois Commemorative Half Dollar was authorized and struck to celebrate Illinois' th anniversary as a state. The very first coin issued to mark such an occasion, it . The Lincoln cent (sometimes called the Lincoln penny) is a one-cent coin that has been struck by the United States Mint since The obverse or heads side was designed by Victor David Brenner, as was the original reverse, depicting two stalks of wheat (thus "wheat pennies", struck –).The coin has seen several reverse, or tails, designs and now bears one by Lyndall Bass depicting a.


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Coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of admission of State of Illinois into the Union by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legislation. The State of Illinois wanted a commemorative coin to be issued for the centennial of its admission to the Union. A bill that would accomplish this, H.R. was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives on Janu by that state's Loren E.

was referred to the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures, which held hearings on March : 50 cents ( US dollars). PUBLIC—NO. —65TH CONGRESS H.R. June 1, An Act To authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Illinois into the Union.

Illinois Centennial Commemorative Coin Legislation Febru - PUBLIC—NO. —65TH CONGRESS H.R. June 1, An Act To authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Illinois into the Union.

Febru - PUBLIC—NO. —65TH CONGRESS H.R. June 1, An Act To authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Illinois into the Union. Be it enacted by the. In the 65th Congress approved the first souvenir commemorative coin, the Illinois Centennial Half Dollar, to recognize the th anniversary of Illinois becoming a state in the Union.

Set Mint Sets Mint Set Mint Set Mint Set Mint Set Mint Set Mint Set Mint Set 3 Piece Mint Set Mint. The Missouri Centennial half dollar is a commemorative fifty-cent piece struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in It was designed by Robert Ingersoll U.S.

state of Missouri wanted a commemorative coin to mark its centennial that year. Legislation for such a coin passed through Congress without opposition, and was signed on March 4, by President Warren G. Harding. The Maine Centennial half dollar is a commemorative coin struck in by the United States Bureau of the Mint, in honor of the anniversary of Maine's admission to the Union on Ma It was sculpted by Anthony de Francisci, following sketches by artist Harry Cochrane, from Monmouth, Maine.

Officials in Maine wanted a commemorative half dollar to circulate as an advertisement for. The Vermont Sesquicentennial half dollar, sometimes called the Bennington–Vermont half dollar or the Battle of Bennington Sesquicentennial half dollar, is a commemorative fifty-cent piece struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in The coin was designed by Charles Keck, and on its obverse depicts early Vermont leader Ira Allen, brother of Ethan Allen.

Inthe state of Illinois looked to honor their centennial year with the issuance of a coin. As opposed to many other commemorative issues in the classic commemorative series, the funds raised were actually used for their intended purpose, which was to help fund the centennial celebrations in the state.

Remember that the prices are just a guide, a starting point for asserting value. Some PCGS coins sell for less than the prices listed and some PCGS coins sell for more than the prices listed. COINS UNDER $ For coins valued at under $10, even when graded by PCGS, the price listed is the value of non-graded (i.e., “raw”) coins.

The Alabama Centennial half dollar, or Alabama half dollar, was a commemorative fifty-cent coin struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in as a belated acknowledgement of the th anniversary of Alabama 's admission to the Union in The coin was created by Laura Gardin Fraser, the first woman credited with designing a coin.

Alabama Centennial half dollar United States. Circulating commemorative coins have been somewhat more unusual in the United States.

These are coins that are minted to commemorate a particular person, place, event, or institution, but are intended to enter general circulation. The first circulating commemorative coin of.

The half dollar, sometimes referred to as the half for short or cent piece, is a United States coin worth 50 cents, or one half of a is the largest United States circulating coin currently produced in both size and weight, being inches ( millimeters) in diameter and in ( mm) in thickness, and is twice the weight of the quarter.

USA Coin Book; US Coin Melt Values; US Coin Melt Values Current Intrinsic Metal Value of Coins. Much of the prices on our site are based on numismatic values, which are frequently worth many times more than the intrinsic metal value of the coin itself.

Coinage of Fifty-cent pieces in Commemoration of Admission of State of Illinois into the Union (pdf). United States House of Representatives. LaMarre, Thomas S. Morgan's Other Coin. The Numismatist. – The Illinois Centennial Half Dollar.

The Numismatist. Illinois Centennial Half Dollar (Lincoln-Illinois Half-Dollar) A Commemorative Is Created. The next commemorative ha1f dollar produced was the issue struck in to celebrate the centennial of the admission of the state of Illinois into the Union, a coin which set the precedent for numerous other state and local anniversaries to be observed on commemorative coinage during the next.

Illinois Centennial: () This fifty cent coin authorized to commemorate the th anniversary of the admission of Illinois into the Union was designed by two different people.

The front showing the Head of Lincoln was designed by and the reverse showing the Illinois State. The state of Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state with the passing of the Missouri Compromise in In commemoration of the centennial of Missouri’s statehood, the Missouri Centennial Exposition Committee planned a large Exposition and State fair for that August in the state’s first capital, Sedalia.

On June 1,another coin bearing Lincoln’s likeness was authorized by Congress – this being a half dollar commemorative coin to be struck for the commemoration of the Illinois.

This coin was authorized to commemorate the th anniversary of the admission of Illinois into the Union, and was the first souvenir piece for such event. The obverse was designed by George T. Morgan and the reverse by J.R.

Sinnock. The obverse shows the head of Lincoln taken from the Statue by Andrew O'Connor in Springfield, Illinois.

A genuine Lincoln Illinois Centennial Commemorative Silver Half Dollar Coin, graded and certified MS 64 by PCGS. Contains 90% Silver. This coin was authorized to commemorate the th anniversary of the admission of Illinois into the Union, and was the first souvenir piece for such an date:   The Illinois Centennial half dollar is one of the few real success stories in U.

S. commemorative coinage. A superb piece of sculpting, its appeal as. Of the 12 known specimens, the majority grade Mint State (MS), and two score a numerical grade as high as 69, with one graded as an MS coin and the other a Specimen Proof (or SP) piece.