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Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

(1936) Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

(1936) Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary
(1936) Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

(1936) Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary

On June 16, 1936, Congress authorized a coinage of fifty-cent pieces in commemoration of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. The models were prepared by Frank Vittor, a Pittsburgh sculptor. Portraits of a Union and a Confederate veteran are shown on the obverse. On the reverse are two shields, representing the Union and Confederate armies, separated by a double-bladed fasces.

Coin Attributes

  • Designer: Frank Vittor
    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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