1934 50C Maryland MS (PCGS# 9328)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 2825
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Fully lustrous with warm gray toning and pleasing gold and violet accents. Issued to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the settlement of Maryland. Cecil Calvert, the 2nd Lord Baltimore and founder of the colony, is depicted on the obverse. Calvert's portrait had earlier appeared in Maryland's 17th-century coinage of shillings, sixpence, groats, and pennies (denarii).