Columbian Exposition half dollar
1893 Columbus half dollar commemorating the Columbian Exposition. On the obverse side is a bust of Columbus, and the outer edge of the coin has words. The reverse has Columbus's flag ship ontop of two spheres of the world. There are also words on the outer edge.
"UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / COLUMBIAN HALF DOLLAR"
"WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO / 1893"
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Exchange Medium
- Descriptive terms
- 1 3/16 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation