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United States Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin on November 17

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XA) on November 17 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

This coin is the last of three 24-karat gold coins the Mint is issuing this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of three classic coin designs first issued in 1916. The coin’s obverse (heads) design, by Adolph Weinman, depicts Liberty as she strides toward the sunrise, carrying branches of laurel and oak in her arms to symbolize both civil and military glory. Liberty wears a Phrygian cap on her head and an armored plate on her chest over her gown, with the American flag behind her.

The coin’s reverse (tails) design, also by Weinman, features an eagle rising from its mountaintop perch. Additional inscriptions to the original design will include “AU,” “24K,” and “1/2 OZ.”

Pricing for the coin is based on the Mint’s pricing schedule for products containing gold and platinum coins. These products are priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint Gold Coin Pricing Grid.

The total number of Walking Liberty Half Dollar Centennial Gold Coins minted is limited to 70,000 units, with orders limited to three per household. The United States Mint will accept orders at https://www.usmint.gov/catalog and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT.