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Gast, Lee

Researcher of the early U.S. commemorative (1892-1954) series. 

 



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    1892-93 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar 12/16/2023

    1892-93 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

    Overview of the 1892-1893 U.S. commemorative half dollars issued in conjunction with the Columbian Exposition. Includes extensive references to original sources.

    1893 Isabella Quarter Dollar 12/24/2023

    1893 Isabella Quarter Dollar

    Overview of the 1893 commemorative quarter dollar struck in conjunction with the Columbian Exposition, including extensive references to original sources.

    1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar 1/11/2024

    1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

    The story of the creation and isue of the 1900 Lafayette Memorial commemorative dollar coin, incorporating extensive original documentation.

    1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar 1/30/2024

    1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar

    The story of the 1921 Alabama Centennial commemorative half dollar, including congressional legislation, numismatic varieties, design concepts, production, and distribution.

    1936 Albany Charter Half Dollar 2/1/2024

    1936 Albany Charter Half Dollar

    A thorough treatment of the 1936 Albany Charter commemorative half dollar including legislative and artistic background.

    1937 Battle of Antietam, MD, Half Dollar 2/22/2024

    1937 Battle of Antietam, MD, Half Dollar

    The story of the 1937 Battle of Antietam commemorative half dollar.

    1935-39 Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar 2/24/2024

    1935-39 Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar

    The story of the Arkansas Centennial commemorative half dollar, issued from 1935 to 1939.

    1936 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Half Dollar 3/30/2024

    1936 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Half Dollar

    An examination of the 1936 commemorative half dollar honoring the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Includes contemporary notes on the deisgn and creation of the coin.

    1925 California Diamond Jubilee Half Dollar 6/28/2024

    1925 California Diamond Jubilee Half Dollar

    In-depth treatment of the 1925 commemorative U.S. half dollar, including related legislation and evolution of the design.

    1936 Bridgeport, Connecticut, Centennial Half Dollar 7/6/2024

    1936 Bridgeport, Connecticut, Centennial Half Dollar

    Legislative background and design evolution of the 1936 Bridgeport, Connecticut half dollar recognizing P. T. Barnum.

    1936 Cleveland Centennial Half Dollar 7/22/2024

    1936 Cleveland Centennial Half Dollar

    Legislative and design background of the 1936 Cleveland commemorative half dollar produced by the U.S. Mint. Includes related correspondence and notes on the distribution of the coin.

    1936 Cincinnati, Ohio, Musical Center Half Dollar 7/22/2024

    1936 Cincinnati, Ohio, Musical Center Half Dollar

    Legislative history and related correspondence surrounding creation of the 1936 Cincincnati commemorative half dollar coined by the U.S. Mint. Also covers initial distribution of the coin.

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