List of United States commemorative coins and medals (1950s)

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1950[edit]

Non-circulating coins[edit]

Face value Coin Obverse design Reverse design Composition Mintage Available Obverse Reverse
50¢ Booker T. Washington Memorial half dollar Booker T. Washington Hall of Fame for Great Americans and a log cabin 90% Ag, 10% Cu Authorized:

5,000,000 (max 1946-1951 total)

Uncirculated:

6,004 (P)
6,004 D
62,091 S[1]

1950 1950 Booker T. Washington half dollar obverse.jpg Booker t washington half dollar reverse.jpg

1951[edit]

Non-circulating coins[edit]

Face value Coin Obverse design Reverse design Composition Mintage Available Obverse Reverse
50¢ Booker T. Washington Memorial half dollar Booker T. Washington Hall of Fame for Great Americans and a log cabin 90% Ag, 10% Cu Uncirculated:

210,082 (P)
7,004 D
7,004 S[2]

1951 1951 Booker T. Washington half dollar obverse.jpg Booker t washington half dollar reverse.jpg
50¢ Carver-Washington half dollar George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington Map of the United States (Delaware was omitted) 90% Ag, 10% Cu Authorized:

3,415,631 (max 1951–1954 total)

Uncirculated:

20,018 (P)
10,004 D
10,004 S[3]

1951 1951 Carver-Washington half dollar commemorative, obverse.jpg Washington-Carver-commem-rev.jpg

1952[edit]

Non-circulating coins[edit]

Face value Coin Obverse design Reverse design Composition Mintage Available Obverse Reverse
50¢ Carver-Washington half dollar George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington Map of the United States (Delaware was omitted) 90% Ag, 10% Cu Uncirculated:

1,106,292 (P)
8,006 D
8,006 S[4]

1952 Washington-Carver-commem-rev.jpg

1953[edit]

Non-circulating coins[edit]

Face value Coin Obverse design Reverse design Composition Mintage Available Obverse Reverse
50¢ Carver-Washington half dollar George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington Map of the United States (Delaware was omitted) 90% Ag, 10% Cu Uncirculated:

8,003 (P)
8,003 D
88,020 S[5]

1953 1953 Carver-Washington half dollar obverse.jpg Washington-Carver-commem-rev.jpg

1954[edit]

Non-circulated coins[edit]

Face value Coin Obverse design Reverse design Composition Mintage Available Obverse Reverse
50¢ Carver-Washington half dollar George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington Map of the United States (Delaware was omitted) 90% Ag, 10% Cu Uncirculated:

12,006 (P)
12,006 D
42,024 S[6]

1954 1954 Carver-Washington half dollar obverse.jpg Washington-Carver-commem-rev.jpg
50¢ Northampton, Massachusetts Tercentennial half dollar

(cancelled)

Unknown Unknown 90% Ag, 10% Cu None authorized or minted (authorization of 1,000,000 was proposed)[7] Never available
50¢ City of New York Tercentennial half dollar

(cancelled)

Unknown Unknown 90% Ag, 10% Cu None authorized or minted (authorization of 5,000,000 was proposed)[8] Never available
50¢ Louisiana Purchase Sesquicentennial half dollar

(cancelled)

Unknown Unknown 90% Ag, 10% Cu None authorized or minted (authorization of 2,500,000 was proposed)[9] Never available

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1946-1951 Booker T. Washington Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  2. ^ "1946-1951 Booker T. Washington Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  3. ^ "1951-1954 George Washington Carver Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  4. ^ "1951-1954 George Washington Carver Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  5. ^ "1951-1954 George Washington Carver Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  6. ^ "1951-1954 George Washington Carver Half Dollar Commemorative Coin". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  7. ^ D, Eisenhower, Dwight (1960-01-01). Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954. Best Books on. ISBN 9781623768287.
  8. ^ D, Eisenhower, Dwight (1960-01-01). Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954. Best Books on. ISBN 9781623768287.
  9. ^ D, Eisenhower, Dwight (1960-01-01). Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954. Best Books on. ISBN 9781623768287.