Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial 1936
Coin issue to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the city of Columbia, the capital of South Carolina. 1786/1936
Front: The image of Justice holding scales and a sword. In the background, the old and new Capitol buildings with the dates 1786 and 1936. The inscription, "Liberty" at the left. Around the rim, "Sesqui Centennial Celebration of the Capital - Columbia South Carolina".
Reverse: In the center, the State emblem of South Carolina, a palmetto tree. The motto, "In God We Trust" and "E. Pluribus Unum". A circle of 13 stars representing the original 13 colonies. Around the rim, "United States of America Half Dollar".
||Columbia, SC 1936 P
||Columbia, SC 1936 D
||Columbia, SC 1936 S
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 bottom on the front side of the coin
(S) San Francisco
(P) Philadelphia - Was not struck on the Columbia issue.
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