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US Commemorative Half: Stone Mountain  1925
US Commemorative Half: Stone Mountain 1925

What a great coin. Maybe it is because I am from the South, but I just like the design of this piece. Back in 1925 they had a better handle on what makes an appealing coin. This is just my opinion, of course!

That is none other than Stonewall Jackson and Robert E Lee on horseback, and the funds from the sale of these coins were used to carve their images into Stone Mountain, Georgia.

A well worn coin catalogs for $25 US dollars. In average circulated condition, like the coin in the picture, figure catalog around $50. In fully uncirculated condition these coins go for about $150.

Use our Important Terminology page to understand what 'catalog value' means.

Isn't the coin in the picture absolutely gorgeous? It shows that even a worn coin can pack plenty of pzazz and eye appeal.

Coin: 2678 , Genre: United States
Requested by: Carla, Sat, 16-Jan-2010 18:28:16 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 22-Aug-2013 23:48:52 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Thu, 22-Aug-2013 23:48:52 GMT
Requester description: 1925 Front Inscriptions: IN GOD WE TRUST, STONE MOUNTAIN, 1925. Picture of 2 men on horses. Back Inscriptions: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HALF DOLLAR, MEMORIAL TO THE VALOR OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE SOUTH, EPLURIBUS UNUM. Picture of an eagle starting to spread wings standing on a rock.
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I do have this coin in my collection - I had purchased this for US$86 in 2010. Wonder what it cud be worth today in the numismatic market. - lawrence1947
Depends of quality of the coin. The catalog price today go like this:
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $35
well preserved: $45
fully uncirculated: $250
- CoinQuest (Andrei)

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