Created by A.A. Weinman and first issued in 1916, the beautiful 90% silver Liberty Walking half dollar spanned WWI, the Great Depression and WWII. The dramatic design shows Liberty striding confidently toward the rising sun, and a bald eagle ready for flight – echoing the nation's hopes during those challenging times.
- Struck in 90% fine silver in 1942
- Minted during the first full year of American involvement in WWII – when U.S. Navy victories at the Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway turned the tide of the war in the Pacific
- A Liberty design so popular it was brought back on Silver American Eagles of 1986-date!