Here we’ve brought together the only two commemorative silver half dollars ever struck to honor the Revolutionary War — the 1925 Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial Half Dollar and the 1926 Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar. The former is one of the most coveted U.S. vintage half dollars for its design honoring the legendary Minutemen. The latter honors the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The 1925-P Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial CommemorativeHalf-Dollar features sculptor Daniel Chester French’s famous Minuteman Statue located at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The “Minutemen” were members of a self-trained colonial militia that swiftly organized to hold off British advancement during the American Revolutionary War. This 90% silver Half Dollar was struck in 1925 to mark the 150th anniversary of the battle of Lexington-Concord. The reverse features the Old Belfry located in Lexington — the site of the famous American victory. The U.S. Mint struck just 162,099 of these coins, with the coins in this offer all hailing from the Philadelphia Mint.
The 1926-P Sesquicentennial of American Independence Commemorative Half Dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint and features Presidents George Washington and Calvin Coolidge on the obverse and the Liberty Bell on the reverse. This 90% silver Half Dollar was struck in 1926 to mark the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 18776. Because of the Great Depression in the 1930s, even these precious commemoratives were spent to survive, and few remain in About Uncirculated (AU) condition. Here's your chance to get one of these popular and historic coins! The U.S. Mint struck just 141,120 of these coins, with the coins in this offer all hailing from the Philadelphia Mint.
Both of these fabulous coins are absolute must-haves for collectors, history buffs and patriotic Americans. Plus, both come housed together in About Uncirculated (AU) condition along with a special 1772–1825 Spanish Portrait Half Real, which was the half-dollar coin of the American Revolution and was accepted as legal tender in the United States until 1857! Half Real dates vary.