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Booker T. Washington Half Dollar


Booker T. Washington postcard

Commemorative issue

Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial

Established at his Birthplace in Franklin County, Virginia.

Issued to commemorate his life and his ideals and teachings.


Coin Description

Front: The bust of Booker T. Washington in the center of the coin. The date at the left. Around the rim, "Booker T. Washington" and "United States of America - Half Dollar - E. Pluribus Unum".

Reverse: At the top, the New York University Hall of Fame with the words below "From Slave Cabin to Hall of Fame - In God We Trust - Franklin County VA". Around the rim, "Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial - Liberty".


Cat # Item Type Diam. Weight AU Unc
Y C52 Booker T. Washington Silver/.900 30.6mm 12.5 grams 22.00 26.00


BTW Half Dollar BTW Half Dollar

1946 Philadelphia Mint


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.


Also Available: 1956 Booker T. Washington First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3-cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of Booker T. Washington. Canceled on the First Day of issue 4/5/1956. A few of the unused postage stamps available.


Cat # image
Description
Price
#1074-1 pic
1956 Booker T. Washington First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3-cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of Booker T. Washington. Canceled on the First Day of issue 4/5/1956. The cachet designed by Stephen Anderson. Image of BT Washington with biography below. Printed in black and white. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#1074-2 pic
1956 Booker T. Washington First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3-cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of Booker T. Washington. Canceled on the First Day of issue 4/5/1956. The cachet designed by Day Lowry for the Aristocrat company. An image of the Log Cabin and the Chimes Tower at the Tuskegee Institute with several lines of text. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#1074-3 pic
Booker T. Washington FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Booker T. Washington Birthplace, VA. April 5, 1956. The cachet designed by the Artcraft Company. Text: First Day of Issue. He lifted the veil of ignorance from his people and pointed the way to progress. 100th Anniversary of the birth of Booker T. Washington. 1856 - 1956. Educator and founder of Tuskegee Institute. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#1074-5 pic
Booker T. Washington FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Booker T. Washington Birthplace, VA. April 5, 1956. The cachet designed by Ken Boll for the Cachet Craft Company. A portrait of Booker Washington printed in Blue and Brown. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#1074-PB pic
Booker T. Washington unused Plate Block of 4 Stamps. Text: U.S. Postage - 3C - Centennial of Booker T. Washington.
3.00


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The coins were issued from 1946 through 1951

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