1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Silver Half Dollar
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The World's 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Silver Half Dollar is a historical coin that commemorates The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival to the New World in 1492. This is a fantastic collectible, made with 0.3575 oz of pure silver, that symbolizes true American history and culture.
Designed by Charles E. Barber, the obverse simply displays Christopher Columbus' right-side profile. The rim reads, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA COLUMBIAN HALF DOLLAR."
The reverse features Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, with two hemispheres located underneath it. The rim reads, "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO 1893." The field is marked with the date 1492. This detailed designed was created by George T. Morgan.
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