KM-506 Country United States Year 2011 Value 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents (0.50 USD) Metal Copper-Nickel clad Copper Weight 11.34 g Diameter 30.61 mm
Commemorative issue United States Army Obverse This design represents significant contributions of the U.S. Army during peacetime and features a U.S. Army soldier surveying, two servicemen building a floodwall and a Redstone Army rocket used during early space exploration. Lettering: U.S. ARMY SERVICE IN PEACE IN GOD WE TRUST 2011 LIBERTY Engraver: Charles L. Vickers Reverse This design symbolizes the U.S. Army as the first military service to defend the country and its key role in the Nation’s internal development. It features an enlisted Continental soldier armed with a musket and 13 stars representing the original Colonies. Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FIRST IN SERVICE TO THE NATION E PLURIBUS UNUM HALF DOLLAR Engraver: Joseph Menna Joseph Menna is recognized as one of the leading professional sculptors working in the field today. He is classically trained and a master of both digital and traditional sculpture media. Comments Due to unpopular design, this coin had the lowest mintage of all the modern US Commemorative halves, 1982-date.