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1982 GEORGE WASHINGTON 250th

The George Washington Silver Commemorative Half Dollar was issued in recognition of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Washington.  It was authorized by an Act of Congress passed on December 23, 1981 and signed into law by the President (Public Law 97-104).   Produced by the U.S. Mint, these half dollars are legal tender.  This is the first U.S. 90% silver coin to be minted since 1964 and the first commemorative coin to be issued by the U.S. since 1954.

PRICING AND CONFIGURATION:

George Washington Half Dollar Uncirculated $15.95
George Washington Half Dollar Proof $15.95

SPECIFICATIONS FOR HALF DOLLAR:

DATE 1982
MINT Denver ("D") BU
San Francisco ("S") Proof
UNCIRCULATED MINTAGE 2,210,458
PROOF MINTAGE 4,894,044
WEIGHT .4019 troy oz.
DIAMETER 1.205" or 30.61 mm
COMPOSITION 90% Silver, 10% Copper
DESIGNER (Obv.) Elizabeth Jones
DESIGNER (Rev.) Elizabeth Jones
DESIGN (Obv.) G. Washington astride horse
DESIGN (Rev.) Eastern facade Mt. Vernon

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Half Dollar
Obverse
Proof

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Half Dollar
Reverse
Proof


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