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Commems Collection: 1936 Bridgeport, CT Centennial - Design Discussions

 
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 Posted 05/20/2022  1:33 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add commems to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Introductory Note: I have posted about many different aspects of the history of US commemorative coins here in the US Commemoratives area of CCF, most with "Commems Collection" in their title to enable automatic inclusion on the "Commems Collection" list created by Bobby. In addition, however, I have also posted about the design elements found on many of the coins over in the "Post Your..." galleries area, as well as within posts here under non-coin-specific titles. I've decided to collect these multiple design discussions for each coin of the series in one place for quick access, I present...

1936 Bridgeport, CT Centennial Half Dollar - Design Element Discussion Threads

- 1936 Bridgeport, CT Centennial - Coins Representing the Animal Kingdom
- 1936 Bridgeport, CT Centennial - Coins with a Public Service Career Theme
- Quick Bits #16 - Fitting 3 In A Space For 1
- Did You Know? #4


1936 Bridgeport, CT Centennial Half Dollar



For other of my posts about commemorative coins and medals, including more on the history of the Bridgeport, CT half dollar and other Design Discussion Index posts, see: Commems Collection.



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 Posted 05/20/2022  1:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That reverse is just a monster.
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Boy does that commem have the look. So nice.
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Thanks, commems. The eagle reverses of the Bridgeport and Connecticut commemoratives are among my favorite depictions of eagles on coins.
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 Posted 05/23/2022  6:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nickelsearcher to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Appreciate the summary index commems - I don't often visit the 'coins with' forum so your compilation is very useful.


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The eagle reverses of the Bridgeport and Connecticut commemoratives are among my favorite depictions of eagles on coins


Agreed by me indeed! The art-deco eagle depictions by Henry Kreis on both coins are just fabulous examples of coinage art.
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