The 250th anniversary of the United States of America declaring independence from Great Britain will be celebrated in 2026. Honor 25 historic events that led to the birth of a new nation with Littleton’s exclusive America 250th Series! Each encapsulated coin has a Prooflike finish – offering great detail and mirrored backgrounds. These half dollars are issued as legal tender for the island nation of Niue. Update your collection with the seventh coin in this series, remembering the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
On April 19, 1775 – just a day after Paul Revere’s warning about the planned British attack, a militia (known as Minutemen) assembled to prepare for a fight. The battles in Lexington and Concord that day marked the start of the Revolutionary War and remembered as the “shot heard from around the world.”
All 25 coins in the America 250th Series will be released by 2026 – watch for them in the upcoming catalogs and on our website. Future issues recall the Battle of Bunker Hill, the signing of the Declaration of Independence and more. This collection is a fantastic tribute to this beautiful nation – start yours today!