|Actual Metal Weight:||0.3617 ozt|
|Face Value:||Half Dollar (50 cents)|
|Mint:||United States Mint|
|Obverse Designer:||Elizabeth Jones|
|Reverse Designer:||Matthew Peloso|
Shown here is a 1982 George Washington commemorative silver half-dollar. This coin contains 0.3617 oz of pure silver, making it an affordable piece for those looking to buy silver. This coin commemorating the 250th anniversary of George Washington's birthday may also appeal to collectors or those who revere our nation's first president.
This coin's obverse portrays George Washington astride a horse with his name, date, and the commemorative occasion inscribed along the coin's rim. To the left of Washington is the word "Liberty." The reverse of the coin pictures Washington's residence at Mount Vernon, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark and among the National Register of Historic Places. Below the estate's house is shown the American eagle with shield, arrows, and olive branch with the coin's denomination (half dollar).
This coin is considered the first in the "modern era" of U.S. Mint commemorative coins. Celebrate the life of one of our nation's greatest heroes and first president with this 1982 George Washington commemorative silver half-dollar today.