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1991-S 50C Mount Rushmore, DC (Proof)

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PCGS PR69DC
PCGS #:
9643
Diameter:
30.60 millimeters
Designer:
Marcel Jovine
Weight:
11.34 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
753,257
Metal Content:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Auction Record:
$690 • PCGS PR70 • 5-9-2005 • Heritage
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Jaime Hernandez: Four of Americas forefathers are predominantly featured on the obverse of the 1991-S Mount Rushmore Half Dollar.

Obverse: From left to right, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln’s portraits are intricately carved on Mount Rushmore, which also happens to be the world’s largest stone sculpture. Below Mount Rushmore are the words In God We Trust and the year 1991, the date in which the coins were issued. Arched below are the words Mount Rushmore.

Reverse: The words United States of America elegantly surround an American bison. Above the bison are the words Golden Anniversary. Behind the bison is the S mint mark indicating that the coins were struck at the San Francisco Mint. Arched below the bison is the motto E Pluribus Unum and the words Half Dollar. The design is adorned and encircled by 50 stars representing the 50 States of America.


Overview: Mint pre- issue price for the Proof 1991-S Mount Rushmore Half Dollar was $8.50 each. Mint regular issue price for the Proof 1991-S Mount Rushmore Half Dollar was $9.50 each. Maximum authorized mintage was 2,500,000 coins.

The U.S Mint also produced an Uncirculated 1991-D Mount Rushmore Silver Half Dollar. Additionally, $1 Silver and $5 Gold 1991-D Mount Rushmore mint state and proof coins were also produced.