||Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial Half Dollars (1.15-in. diameter) in original pine boxes (1.75-in. square), commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1925.
Four boxes contain three coins (one box is empty). Front of box: stamped image of Concord Minuteman; back of box: stamped image of Old Belfry.
Front of coin: United States of America Patriot Half-Dollar with image of Concord Minuteman; reverse of coin: Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial 1775-1925, image of Old Belfry, Lexington.
(Cataloger's note: "The Old Belfry is the only site in Lexington ever to appear on an official U.S. coin. In 1925, the U.S. Mint issued over 162,000 to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening battles in the American Revolution." From the National Heritage Museum, Lexington MA http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2010/03/does-the-building-on-this-coin-ring-a-bell.html)
||Battle of Lexington Sesquecentennial, 1925
||Worthen, Edwin B., Sr.
||Battle of Concord Sesquicentennial, 1925
Battle of Lexington Sesquicentennial, 1925
Battle of Lexington commemorations
Minuteman Statue, Concord
Battle of Concord commemorations
||Lexington-Concord Sesquicentennial Half Dollars