This Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar hade been designed by artist Adolph A. Weinman during 1916 AD and was minted from 1916AD to 1945AD. It has a mass of 12 and 1/2 grams, 30.6mm diameter, together with 1.8mm thick. It’s created from 90 percent silver along with 10 % copper and furthermore produced from: Denver (mark of mint D), San Francisco (mint marked S), and Philadelphia (showing zero mark of mintage). This Edge being serrated.
The heads shows walking Liberty holding branches going left with a US flag draped about her shoulder. The sun with rays will be about the lower left as well as the year is centered immediately beneath her. “IN GOD WE TRUST” is at the right and “LIBERTY” encircles the upper portion of this silver coinage. This layout was adjusted to be used for the obverse for the 1986 American Silver Eagle silver bullion dollar which is still being struck. Walking Libert's mint marks in '16 are positioned under the “TR” of the “In God We Trust” mote. A mint marks had been moved to the back for 1917 AD, although many from these 1917 AD silver coinage have it below the "TR" on the front.
The tails portrays the walking American bald eagle looking left with spread wings with a modest pine to the left. A face value; “HALF DOLLAR” has been indicated encircling beneath this eagle. “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” will be written encompassing on top. “E PLURIBUS UNUM” is to its left by this eagle. In '17 the mint marks are sometimes set underneath its tree and during 1918 thru '47 every mint marks were positioned underneath this tree.
Adolph A. Weinman was a sculptor by trade. During 1915 AD United State of America Mint Director Robert W. Wolley believed he wanted new designs for the 1 / 2 dollar, 1/4 dollar, and dime. He had been dissatisfied with those submitted by the mints employees then asked a few artists to draw up model proposals. Weinman’s had been picked for the half dollar, as well as a ten cent silver coin. Us Mint employee George T. Morgan (artist for the Morgan silver dollar coin) helped Weinman in 1918AD regarding a variety of design issues.
Regardless that it may be a much loved pattern both Liberty as well as the eagle show wear even in ‘Very Fine’ state. It was a situation that they made an effort to correct during the years of striking by carving directly into the hub which makes the master engraving. It seems wise to examine its text in order to differentiate the various qualities involving 'PR' to ‘Good’. Regarding ‘Very Good’ to ‘XF use its eagles’ feathers along with Liberty’s branches. On the whole, these design aspects should correspond with a general use information.
The Walking Liberty Half Dollar silver coinage bushiness run includes its few collectible errors. There are '28 S with its big as well as small mint mark version. This silver coin boasts key strikes dates. 1 being the '21 Denver (246 thousand produces) and Philly (208 thousand minted). Nearly all date's striking produced more than 1,000,000 silver half dollar coins.
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