Catalog Notes for 1920 Maine 50c MS: The 100th anniversary of Maine’s statehood inspired the creation of a commemorative half dollar. The 1920 Maine half dollar is one of the earlier issues of the classic commemorative series that ran from 1892 through 1954, and it saw a fairly high mintage of more than 50,000 pieces. They were designed by Harry C. Cochrane and sold for $1 apiece.

The majority of known specimens are found in uncirculated grades, with the bulk grading between MS63-65, while MS66s are quite scarce but can be had for a price. Meanwhile, MS67s are very rare. Many show great strike and are quite lustrous, but buyers need to be careful with scratches and other imperfections.
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Catalog Details

Coin Date: 1920
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: Maine
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Weight: 12.5 gr
Edge: Reeded
Catalog #: 9326