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1923-S Monroe Doctrine Centennial Silver Half Dollar


Actual Coin Shown - San Francisco Mint


Gem Uncirculated 65 NGC (SKU: WYSIWYG030)
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Here's a classic commemorative coin with an unusual history. The 1920s were roaring. Speakeasies flourished, and Bessie Smith belted the blues while images of Charlie Chaplin filled the silent screen. But Hollywood was embroiled in scandal. So the film industry held a public exposition in June 1923 to help improve its image.

Hollywood wanted a commemorative coin struck for its expo. And since 1923 marked the 100th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, it was decided to honor the occasion on a silver half dollar. And now you can add one to your collection – in stunning Gem Uncirculated condition!

  • 90% silver issue
  • Gem Uncirculated MS65 condition
  • NGC certified
  • Only 274,077 issued
  • Obverse depicts John Quincy Adams and James Monroe, framers of the cornerstone of American foreign policy
  • Reverse shows two women forming the continents of North and South America, designed in the fluid, artistic style of the early 1900s
  • Photo shows actual coin you will receive

Struck by the prestigious San Francisco Mint nearly 100 years ago, this coin is a superb specimen. To date NGC has certified just 107 coins in higher grade, Add it to your collection today!

  • Year: 1923
  • Product Type: Single Products
  • Mint: San Francisco
  • Material: Silver
  • Presentation: Certified - NGC
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