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Why order this 100th Anniversary Commemorative 2019-D American Legion Half Dollar Clad Proof?
From its humble beginnings with an American Expeditionary Force holding a caucus in Paris on March 15-17, 1919, the American Legion grew into the largest wartime veterans service organization in America. The Legion promotes patriotism and honor through programs serving veterans, active duty military members, and youth. One of its most famous programs is American Legion Baseball. The organization marks its 100th anniversary in 2019, and the U.S Mint is joining in the celebration with three new coins. One of them is this Clad Half dollar, which bears the "D" mint mark of the Denver Mint. This coin is part of a mintage of 750,000 pieces, which also include proofs.
Powerful Pledge of Allegiance Design by Richard Masters
Two young children pledge their allegiance to America's flag on Richard Masters's obverse. The smaller of the two, a girl, dons her grandfather's American Legion hat. The opening words of the Pledge are inscribed at the bottom, reading, "I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG..."
"...OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" features on Masters's reverse. Above those words is a view of the American flag flying atop a flagpole as seen from the children's perspective. The American Legion's emblem is at the top of the design. Rim inscriptions read, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (From many, one) and "HALF DOLLAR."
Virtually Flawless MS69 FR
This coin is perfect as seen by the naked eye according to its Mint State 69 grade, which it received from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). NGC also labeled it First Releases, which means that it was submitted for grading within 30 days following its initial release from the mint.
Buy this Clad Proof 2019-D American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar now.
This 2019-D American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Coin NGC MS69 FR is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
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The U.S. Mint will release a clad half dollar, a silver dollar and a $5 gold coin to honor the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the American Legion. Proceeds from the series will help support the ongoing efforts of one of the most celebrated American Institutions ever created.