2019-D Clad Half Dollar American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative NGC MS69 First Releases

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Commemorative Coin Pays Tribute to American Legion’s 100th Anniversary

The American Legion started as an idea among members of the American Expeditionary Force still stationed in France after the close of World War I. This group of war-weary soldiers were concerned about the welfare of their comrades upon their return home. That first meeting was held in 1919 and today, a century later, the American Legion has grown to become the world’s largest veterans’ group with over 2 million members in more than 12,000 posts throughout the United States. To commemorate this important milestone in the organization’s history, the U.S. Mint is releasing a series of American Legion 100th Anniversary coins!

Now you can add one of these coins to your collection with this American Legion 100th Anniversary Clad Half Dollar. Struck at the Denver Mint, it features a pair of one-year-only designs that pay tribute to both the anniversary and the veterans’ group. The obverse depicts two children, hands over the hearts, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The little girl on the right is shown proudly wearing her grandfather’s old American Legion cap. Below the children are the words: “I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG…” The reverse shows an American Flag waving on a flagpole as seen from the viewpoint of the children from the obverse. Inscribed below are the words: “…OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” completing the phrase that began on the other side of the coin. The American Legion emblem is seen above the flag.

Each coin in this offer has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as being in near-perfect Mint State-69 (MS69) condition, a distinction that means your almost-flawless coin will showcase an impressive full strike and indistinguishable imperfections – well above and beyond the quality of the vast majority of coins in the series. In addition, NGC has certified your American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollar to be a First Releases (FR) coin, a designation that means your coin was received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within the first 30 days of its release. It will come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with a white display core.

Thanks to its tireless efforts to obtain benefits for all veterans, the American Legion is one of the nation's most effective interest groups. The group lists among its successes a bonus for World War I veterans, the passage of the G.I. Bill of Rights for World War II veterans, and its demand for medical and monetary benefits for veterans exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam.

Make this commemorative coin one of your success stories. Show appreciation for our nation’s veterans and click one of these coins to your cart today!

  • A TRIBUTE TO A CENTURY OF THE AMERICAN LEGION – The 100th Anniversary of the American Legion’s founding in Paris, France is celebrated on this coin featuring one-year-only designs.
  • STRUCK AT THE DENVER MINT – Each American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollar in this offer was struck at the Denver Mint.
  • LEGAL-TENDER COMMEMORATIVE – These coins are 50¢ legal tender.
  • GRADED IN NEAR-PERFECT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION – Your 2019-D American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollar has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as being in near-perfect Mint State-69 (MS69) condition.
  • KEY FIRST RELEASES CERTIFICATION – NGC has certified your American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollar to be a First Releases (FR) coin. It will come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with a white display core.
  • LIMITED-EDITION RELEASE – The U.S. Mint is releasing just 750,000 of these American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollars across all proof and uncirculated options.

Don’t miss your chance to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by veterans and the steadfast organization that has been looking out for their welfare for the past century. Secure your 2019-D American Legion 100th Anniversary Half Dollar today!

Year of Issue 2019
Country United States
Composition Clad
Condition Graded
Grade MS69
Pedigree Anniversary, First Releases
Denomination 0.50
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Denver - D
Coin Weight 11.34 Grams - g
Dimensions 30.6mm
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