Now you can give an exciting early commemorative struck in 90% silver – the first to mark an anniversary of statehood! Issued nearly a century ago in 1918, this half dollar celebrated the centennial of Illinois – home state of Abraham Lincoln. A youthful, beardless portrait of America’s 16th president is shown on the obverse, while a rendition of the state’s seal is on the reverse. A mere 100,058 pieces were issued, all struck at the Philadelphia Mint. It’s been more than a decade since we’ve had enough of these desirable coins to offer in our catalogs, and our limited supply is sure to go quickly. Each Genuine coin comes in a FREE display case – order now to give a classic gift!
- Year: 1918
- Commemorative Series: Illinois Centennial (1918)
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products