U.S. Columbus Half Dollar 1992-S Proof
|Item Number: 25432|
|'In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.' |
Honored in poem and song, the memorable explorer was also celebrated on this copper-nickel half dollar proof in 1992. Now almost a quarter-century-old, this impressive coin was issued to mark the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' 1492 landing in America.
The famous adventurer is shown taking his first steps on to the beach in the new world. On the reverse are his three ships, the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. This San Francisco proof half dollar had a mintage of just 390,154 and features finest-quality minting with etched engravings and mirror fields..
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