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(1918) Illinois Centennial

(1918) Illinois Centennial
(1918) Illinois Centennial

(1918) Illinois Centennial

This coin was authorized to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the admission of Illinois into the Union, and was the first souvenir piece for such an event. The obverse was designed by George T. Morgan and the reverse by J.R. Sinnock. The obverse shows the head of Lincoln taken from the statue by Andrew O’Connor in Springfield, Illinois. The reverse is based on the Illinois State Seal.

Coin Attributes

  • Designer: George T. Morgan and John R. Sinnock
    Weight: 12.500 grams
    Diameter:30.6 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 silver, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
  • MS-66 Gem Unc.. Gem Unc..
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