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Rhode Island Tercentenary  1936

Rhode Island Tercentenary FDC

Half Dollar

State of Rhode Island


Commemorative issue to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the Colony of Rhode Island


Coin Description

Front: Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, is in a canoe with bible in hand and arm raised to greet the Narragansett Indian that stands ashore. Around the rim, the motto "In God We Trust - Liberty" with the anniversary dates "1636 - Rhode Island - 1936".

Reverse: The State Seal with the inscription, "United States of America - Half Dollar - E. Pluribus Unum".


Cat # Item Mint Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C42P Rhode Island Philadelphia Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 20,000 110.00 120.00
Y C42D Rhode Island Denver Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 15,000 115.00 125.00
Y C42S Rhode Island San Francisco Silver/.900 30.6mm 12.5 grams 15,000 115.00 125.00


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Rhode Island 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 at the lower left of the front side of the coin

(D) Denver

(S) San Francisco

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


Also Available: 1936 Rhode Island First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of the 300th Anniversary. Canceled on the First Day of issue May 4, 1936


Cat # image
Description
Price
#777-4 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by Winfred Grandy. An image of the State House with the text: Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. State House Providence. The cachet printed in green and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-6 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by George Linn. At left, a portrait of Roger Williams with the text: Tercentenary Rhode Island. 1636-1936. Roger Williams - Founder of Rhode Island. The cachet printed in tan and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-5 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by Frederick Rice. At left, the State Seal with the text: Commemorating Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. The cachet printed in purple and gold. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-8 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by George Linn. At left, the State Seal with the text: Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. Cachet printed in yellow and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-10 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by Henry Grimsland. At left, the State Seal with the text: Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. Three Hundredth Anniversary - Founding of Rhode Island by Roger Williams. The cachet printed in purple. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-21 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by Ralph Dyer. An image of Roger Williams with the text: Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. Roger Williams Founder of Rhode Island. First Day of Issue. The cachet printed in purple. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-34 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by the Rhode Island Insurance Company. At left, Roger Williams with hand raised to greet the Narragansett Indian. The text: First Day Cover - Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. The cachet printed in purple. Attractive image. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
8.00
#777-49 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by Harry Ioor. At left, the monument of Roger Williams with the text: Rhode Island Tercentenary. 1636-1936. Birthplace of complete religious and political freedom in the United States. Roger Williams Founder. The cachet printed in purple and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#777-63 pic
Rhode Island FDC with cachet. Canceled in Providence, RI on May 4, 1936. The cachet designed by C. Stephen Anderson. At left, the state seal with a brief history of Rhode Island below.The cachet printed in black and white. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00


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