Centennial Olympics Basketball Half Dollar

03 Sep 2019  Tue

The United States of America had issued this commemorative Half Dollar with the theme of Basketball in the year 1995. This half dollar was issued to support the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games and the programs of the United States Olympic Committee.

The surcharges collected from the sales of this coin will be used as a fund for a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. The obverse of this coin depicts three men playing basketball. The reverse of this coin depicts Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games Mark juxtaposed over a globe that represents the nearly 200 nations of the world that came together for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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