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Monroe Half Dollar

James Monroe Postcard

Commemorative issue

The Monroe Doctrine Centennial Half Dollar

100th Anniversary

1823 - 1923


Coin Description

Front: The busts of Presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams, in the center. In the field, "In God We Trust", and the date "1923". Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar". The names "Monroe" and "Adams" below the busts.

Reverse: In the center, North and South America depicted by two women linked by a tree branch. In the field, the anniversary dates "1823 - 1923" separated by a scroll and quill pen. Around the rim, "Monroe Doctrine Centennial" and the City of "Los Angeles" where the celebration took place.


Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C35 Monroe 1923 Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 274,000 65.00 100.00


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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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