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Hudson Half Dollar

Three Masted Ship postcard

Commemorative issue

The City of Hudson New York

Sesquicentennial Half Dollar

1785 - 1935


Coin Description

Front: The emblem of the City of Hudson, King Neptune on the back of a whale with a mermaid in the background. The latin motto, "ET DECUS ET PRETIUM RECTI" (The Honor and Reward of the Virtuous). Around the rim, "City of Hudson - N.Y. - E. Pluribus Unum", with the sesquicentennial dates "1785 - 1935".

Reverse: In the center, Hendrik Hudson's three masted ship, the "Half Moon". The moon at left, alluding to the ship's name. In the field, "Hudson - In God We Trust". Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar".


Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C24 Hudson 1935 Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 10,000 735.00 785.00


Hudson Half Dollar Hudson 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.


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