Bridgeport PCGS MS66  CAC !

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Prod. Code: Commemorative Silver

1936 Bridgeport Centennial Half Dollar

Commemorating: 100th anniversary of the incorporation of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Obverse motif: Portrait of P.T. Barnum
Reverse motif: Eagle
Authorization date: May 15, 1936
Dates on coins: 1936 (also 1836)
Date when coins were actually minted: 1936
Mint used: Philadelphia
Quantity authorized: 25,000 minimum, unlimited maximum
Total quantity minted (including assay coins): 25,015
Assay coins (included in above): 15
Quantity melted: None
Net number distributed (including assay coins): 25,015
Issued by: Bridgeport Centennial, Inc. through the First National Bank and Trust Co. (Attn: Charles H. Hurliman) and other banks. Mailing address: Financial Committee; Bridgeport Centennial, Inc.; Stratfield Hotel; Bridgeport, Connecticut
Standard original packaging: Imprinted gold-trimmed blue cardboard boxes in sizes for one and three coins
Official sale price: $2
Designer of obverse and reverse: Henry G. Kreis
Interesting facts: The obverse depicts P.T. Barnum, America's best known showman; the eagle on the reverse is similar to that used by the same artist on the 1935 Connecticut Tercentenary half dollar.


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