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Norfolk, Virginia

1636 - 1736 - 1936

Norfolk post card

Half Dollar

State of Virginia

Commemorative issue to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Creation of Norfolk as a Borough in 1736 and the 300th Anniversary of the Original Norfolk Land Grant in 1636.

Coin Description

Front: The Norfolk City Seal in the center of the coin. The seal features a four masted ship over a plough and three sheaves of tobacco. The motto in latin, "ET TERRA ET MARE DIVITIAE TUAE - CRESCAS", The land and sea your wealth and prosperity. Around the rim, "Borough - of - Norfolk - Bicentennial - 1936".

Reverse: From top to bottom, Norfolk's historic silver Mace. In the field, "Norfolk, Virginia Land Grant - 1636 - In God We Trust - Liberty - E. Pluribus Unum". Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar".

Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C37 Norfolk 1936 Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 16,923 out of stock out of stock

Norfolk Half Dollar Norfolk 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.

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