1982 George Washington Commemorative Proof Silver Half

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  • Sold Date: Jul 11, 2011
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1982 George Washington Commemorative Proof Silver Half
Description Here is the 1982 Proof George Washington Commemorative Silver Half Dollar with all the original US Mint packaging. This half dollar was released to honor the 250th Anniversary of the birth of America's first president, George Washington. The obverse features General Washington mounted atop a horse, and the reverse features Washington's home at Mount Vernon.

This was the first 90% silver coin made by the US Mint since 1964, and the first commemorative since 1954.