How much are my U.S. 1921 Alabama commemorative worth?

About 1921 Alabama Silver Commemoratives

The Alabama commemorative half dollar honors the state’s 100th anniversary of statehood. However, Alabama was admitted to the Union in 1819 meaning this centennial coin came essentially two years late. No matter, as these silver half dollars proposed by the Alabama Centennial Commissions Discussion were very popular coins and remain so today.

The obverse features a jugate portrait of Alabama’s first governor, William Wyatt Bibb and then-current governor Thomas E. Kilby. Some Alabama half dollars feature 2X2 inscribed in the right obverse field above the stars and was slated to be a scarcer variety than the plain Alabama half dollar.

Plain Alabama half dollars have always been listed with substantially higher mintages than the 2X2 variety. Thus, the widely held belief is the plain variety is much more common than the Alabama 2X2. However, the 2X2 is encountered with relatively similar frequency as the plain variety. The major difference in rarity comes not in the absolute number of all Alabama 2X2s but rather their condition. While Gem Alabama 2X2s are scarce, plain Alabama half dollars are widely found in grades as high as MS65, with a decent supply of specimens grading higher still.



Coin Date: 1921
Denom: 50c / Half dollar
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Coinage Type: Classic Commemoratives, Silver
Coinage Years: 1892-1954
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: Alabama
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Weight: 12.5 gr
Designer: Laura Gardin Fraser
Edge: Reeded
Catalog #: 9224
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CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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MS65


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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MS64


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MS63


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MS62


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MS61


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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MS60


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AU58


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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AU55


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AU53


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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AU50


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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XF45


CDN Market Values for: 1921 Alabama
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XF40


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