Skip to content

History of Stone Mountain & Commem Half Dollar


Multi-Media Summary

A history of Stone Mountain and the early plans for the commemorative half dollar including the problems with the number minted, selling and distribution. Some information about the different sculptors and chief carver, Roy Faulkner, is included. Mr. Todd, a resident of Stone Mountain, tells the story of the largest monolith in the world beginning with its tempestuous origin 300 million years ago and continuing with: - Its "discovery" and various owners - George Washington's attempts to make peace with the local Indians - The decision to make a memorial - Sculptors who tried to carve it - The half dollar piece - including its different designs - Warren G. Harding and General Lee Jackson - Pricing of the coins - MS- 67 what does a real full grade piece look like Speaker(s): Larry M. Todd.
NNP is 100% non-profit and independent // Your feedback is essential and welcome. // Your feedback is essential and welcome.