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San Diego Half Dollar

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Commemorative issue

California - Pacific International Exposition


Coin Description

Front: A woman holding a spear and a shield. A California grizzly bear at the left and the mountains in the background. Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar - Liberty".

Reverse: The California Tower and the Chapel of Saint Francisco, in the center. "In God We Trust", below the buildings. Around the rim, "California Pacific International Exposition". The coins were struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1935 and at the Denver Mint in 1936. The date appears at the right.


Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C45S San Diego 1935 S Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 70,000 100.00 120.00


San Diego Half Dollar San Diego Half Dollar


Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C45D San Diego 1936 D Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 30,000 110.00 130.00


San Diego Half Dollar San Diego Half Dollar


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:

1935 California Pacific International Exposition First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp honoring the Expo. An attractive design that displays the Exposition grounds with the San Diego Bay in the background. Canceled on the First Day of issue May 29, 1935.


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773-5 pic
1935 California Pacific International Exposition First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp honoring the Expo. An attractive design that displays the Exposition grounds with the San Diego Bay in the background. Canceled on the First Day of issue May 29, 1935. The cachet designed by Fred Rice. The Exposition Seal with Text: California Pacific International Exposition - First Day of Issue - San Diego, California. Printed in purple and gold. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
773-7a pic
California Exposition FDC with cachet. Canceled at San Diego, CA. May 29, 1935. The cachet designed by Winfred M. Grandy. A view of the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Text: California-Pacific International Exposition - First Day of Issue - May 29, 1935 - San Diego, California. Printed in Green/Purple. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
773-13 pic
California Exposition FDC with cachet. Canceled at San Diego, CA. May 29, 1935. The cachet designed by Ralph Dyer. The Exposition buildings with spotlights behind. Text: First Day of Issue - California Pacific International Exposition - May 29th to Nov. 15th, 1935. San Diego Calif. Printed in purple. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
773-25 pic
California Exposition FDC with cachet. Canceled at San Diego, CA. May 29, 1935. The cachet designed by George Linn. The rising sun with the Exposition buildings behind. Text: California Pacific International Exposition - San Diego - May 29 - Nov. 11 - 1935. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
773-31 pic
California Pacific International Exposition First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp honoring the Expo. An attractive design that displays the Exposition grounds with the San Diego Bay in the background. Canceled on the First Day of issue May 29, 1935. The cachet designed by Harry Ioor. The California Tower at the western entrance to the Exposition. Text: California Pacific International Exposition - San Diego - 1935. Printed in purple and black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00


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