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George Washington Carver Half Dollar

Booker T. Washington Monument

George Washington Carver National Monument

Located in Diamond MO


Commemorative issue

George Washington Carver Birthplace Memorial


Coin Description

Front: The busts of George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington in the center of the coin. The date at the left. Around the rim, "George W. Carver - Liberty - Booker T. Washington" and "United States of America - E. Pluribus Unum - In God We Trust."

Reverse: In the center, A map of the United States. Around the rim, "Freedom and Opportunity for All - Americanism."


Cat # Item Type Diam. Weight AU Unc
Y C53 Washington Carver Silver/.900 30.6mm 12.5 grams 22.00 26.00


Washington Carver Half Dollar Washington Carver Half Dollar

1952 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: 1948 George Washington Carver First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3-cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of Dr. Carver. Canceled on the First Day of issue 1/5/1948. A few of the unused postage stamps available.


Cat # image
Item
Price
#953-2 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Fulton Stamp Company. Text: George Washington Carver 1860-1943. Citizen-Scientist-Patriot. Image of Dr. Carver at work. Printed in black and white. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-4 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Harry Ioor. Text: 1864-1943. Famous American Scientist. "The Wizard of Tuskegee". Printed in purple and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-5 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the George Washington Carver Foundation. Text: George Washington Carver Foundation - Tuskegee Institute, Alabama - First Day of Issue. Attractive design with Dr. Washington working with a microscope. The original covers sold by the Foundation to raise money for the museum and laboratory. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
12.00
#953-7 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by L.W. Staehle. Text: 1860 - 1943 - George Washington Carver - Scientist. George Washington Carver Museum. Publisher: Cachet Craft. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-8 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Ken Boll. Text: 1864 ? - 1943 - The Great Agricultural Chemist George Washington Carver - From Captivity to Fame. Artist: Ken Boll. Publisher: Cachet Craft. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-12 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Wakefield Company. An image of George in his Laboratory with text below. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2". An attractive item to complement your commemorative coins.
6.00
#953-14 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Herman Fluegel. Text: First Day of Issue - Tuskegee Institute - 1864/1943 - Honoring Dr. George Washington Carver - Educator - Scientist. Attractive Multi-color cachet. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
12.00
#953-15 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Fidelity Stamp Company. Text: First Day of Issue - George Washington Carver w/ image of Dr. Carver and laboratory equipment. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-19 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Henry Grimsland. Text: Honoring Dr. George Washington Carver. Born 1864 at Diamond Grove, Missouri - Died Jan 5, 1943 at Tuskegee, Alabama. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-21 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Artcraft company. Text: First Day of Issue. Honoring Dr. George Washington Carver. 1864 - 1943. Scientist - Director of Research Tuskegee Institute. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-23 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Artmaster company. Text: Dr. George Washington Carver - Agricultural Scientist - 1864 / 1943 - First Day of Issue. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-24 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Smartcraft company. Text: First Day of Issue. Dr. George Washington Carver. 1864 - 1943. A distinguished portrait in the cachet. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-25 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the House of Farnam. Text: Dr. George Washington Carver. 1864 - 1943. An image of Tomkins Hall at the Tuskegee Institute. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-27 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by C. Stephen Anderson. Text: George Washington Carver. Milbank Hall Agricultural Building Tuskegee, Ala. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-28 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Pent Arts. A portrait with text: George Washington Carver. Artist, Educator, Scientist, Chemurgist. First Day Cover. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-32 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Pent Arts. An image of George in his Laboratory with text. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-33 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Pent Arts. An image of George before the Hawley-Smoot committee in Washington, DC with text. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-35 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by W.G. Crosby. Text: George Washington Carver - Scientist, w/short biography. An interesting design with a small real photo. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
10.00
#953-36 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by W.G. Crosby. Text: George Washington Carver - Scientist - Dr. Carver Inspecting Plant Life. An interesting design with a small real photo. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
10.00
#953-39 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by the Fleetwood company. Text: George Washington Carver. 1864 -1943. Agricultural Chemist - Scientist - Educator. Director of Research, Tuskegee Institute. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-49 pic
George Washington Carver FDC with cachet. Canceled at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet by Cachet Craft. Text: 1864 ? - 1943 - The Great Agricultural Chemist - From Captivity to Fame - George Washington Carver. Artist: Ken Boll. Publisher: Cachet Craft. Nice Multi-color cachet. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-52 pic
1948 George Washington Carver First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3-cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of Dr. Carver. Canceled on the First Day of issue at the Tuskegee Institute, ALA. January 5, 1948. The cachet designed by Mike Sanders. A framed image of Dr. Carver with text below: George Washington Carver. Scientist-Educator. Printed in red and blue. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#953-PB pic
George Washington Carver unused Plate Block of 4 Stamps. Text: Dr. George Washington Carver - United States Postage - 3 C. Issued January 5, 1948.
3.00


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