Why buy this Specimen 70 1/2 oz. Gold 2016-W Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial?
This 1/2 oz. 2016-W Gold Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial was issued to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of one of the most famous coins in American history. It was struck from .9999 fine gold at the West point Mint, as indicated by its "W" Mint mark. This coin is part of a maximum mintage of 70,000 pieces and is perfect for collectors who like special anniversary issues.
Iconic Walking Liberty design by Adolph Weinman
Both designs on this coin come from the Walking Liberty Half Dollar, which debuted in 1916. On the obverse, Liberty wears a traditional symbol of freedom, a Phrygian cap, and is draped in the American flag. She carries branches in her left hand and extends her right above the rising sun.
On the reverse, an eagle is perched on a mountain with a sprig of a mountain pine sapling extending from the rock. The eagle's wings are spread upward as it faces the left side of the coin.
Perfect Specimen 70 with 100th anniversary label
The experts at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) gave this coin their highest grade, Specimen 70. This grade indicates that it was struck perfectly and lacks even a single imperfection. NGC printed the grade on a label that marks the 100th anniversary of the Walking Liberty Half Dollar.
Don't miss your chance to own this Gold 2016-W 1/2 oz. Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial.
This 2016-W 1/2 oz Gold Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial NGC SP70 (100th Anniversary Label) is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Label/Signature:||100th Anniversary Label|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5516 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
Current commemorative coin mintage chart. Figures accurate as of 1/10/2021.