Before They Were Carved in Stone, They Were Struck in Silver!
The Stone Mountain Memorial outside Atlanta is the largest bas relief sculpture in the world. To raise funds for the massive stone carving, this special silver half dollar was struck in 1925. It depicts revered Generals Robert E. Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson on horseback discussing battle strategy. Even though these coins were issued as commemoratives, many were spent or melted for their silver content during the Great Depression years that soon followed. This makes it challenging to find About Uncirculated (AU) beauties like these. Turns out this special 90% silver half dollar is the very first coin issued by the U.S. to commemorate the Civil War. Today's Civil War aficionados are hunting it down to add to their collections. That's why we've snapped up as many as we could find. Now you can secure your piece of American history!