Offered here is a 1892 Columbian Commemorative Half Dollar. It is graded by PCGS as MS-63. The coin in the above pictures is the one you will receive. The 1893 Isabella Quarter holds an important place among early commemorative coins of the United States. It represents the first legal tender U.
Coin to depict an actual woman, as opposed to the allegorical Liberty. Additionally, it was the first to depict a foreign monarch and the first and only commemorative quarter dollar. The coins were created at the suggestion of the Board of Lady Managers for the Worlds Columbian Exposition. The authorized production for the quarters was a relatively low 40,000 pieces with identical specifications to circulating quarters. The obverse design of the Isabella Quarter features a left facing portrait of Queen Isabella of Spain who had sponsored Columbuss voyages to the New World.
Inscriptions include United States of America and the date 1893. The reverse design represents womens industry with a depiction of a female holding a distaff and spindle. Inscriptions include Board of Lady Managers and Columbian Quar. The designs for the coin were prepared by Charles E.
Barber based on sketches from Kenyon Cox. The final mintage for the coins after subtracting those melted was a low 24,214. Barber after Kenyon Cox Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper Weight: 6.25 grams Diameter: 24.3 mm Authorization: authority granted Maximum Authorized Mintage: 40,000. The item "1893 Isabella Commemorative Silver Quarter NGC MS-63 Mint State 63" is in sale since Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Commemorative\Silver (1892-1954)". The seller is "woodlandtreasure" and is located in Baileyville, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.