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Cincinnati Half Dollar

Steven Foster postcard

Commemorative issue

50th Anniverasay of Cincinnati as a Center for Music. 1886 / 1936


Coin Description

Front: A bust of Stephen Foster with the inscription "America's Troubadour". Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar".

Reverse: A woman holding a harp in the center. In the field, the anniversary dates "1886 - 1936" and the inscription "In God We Trust - E. Pluribus Unum - Liberty". Around the rim, "Cincinnati - A Music Center Of America".


Cat # Item Mint Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C12P Cincinnati 1936 P Philadelphia Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 5,005 350.00 400.00
Y C12D Cincinnati 1936 D Denver Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 5,005 350.00 400.00
Y C12S Cincinnati 1936 S San Francisco Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 5,006 350.00 400.00


Cincinnati Half Dollar Cincinnati Half Dollar


AU About Uncirculated
Unc Uncirculated


Almost Uncirculated (AU): All of the detail will be visible. The coin will exhibit some wear on the highest points of the coin.

Uncirculated (Unc): A coin that did not enter circulation. Will exhibit original mint luster.


The Mintmarks designate where a coin was struck.

The Mintmarks will appear below the date on the reverse side of the coin.

(D) Denver

(S) San Francisco

(P) Philadelphia - Was not struck on the Cincinnati issue.


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