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George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth

(1982) George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth

(1982) George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth
(1982) George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth

(1982) George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth

This coin, the first commemorative half dollar issued since 1954, commemorated the 250th anniversary of the birth of George Washington. It was also the first 90% silver coin produced by the U.S. Mint since 1964. Designed by Elizabeth Jones, chief sculptor and engraver of the United States, the obverse features George Washington astride a horse. The reverse depicts the eastern facade of Washington’s home, Mount Vernon. The Uncirculated version was struck at Denver and the Proof at San Francisco.

Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • MS-67 Superb Gem Uncirculated. Superb Gem Uncirculated.
  • PF-67 Superb Gem Proof. Superb Gem Proof.
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