Stone Mountain
Commemorative Half Dollar

Sources

Beistle, M. L. A Register of Half Dollar Die Varieties and Sub-Varieties. The Beistle Company, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 1929.

Bowers, David Q. A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins (Official Red Book). Whitman Publishing, LLC, 2008.

Bowers, David Q. Commemorative Coins of the United States: A Complete Encyclopedia. Bowers and Merena Galleries, 1991.

Breen, Walter. Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U. S. and Colonial Coins. F.C.I. Press, Inc., Doubleday, 1988.

Bullowa, David M. Numismatic Notes and Nonographs, No. 83, The Commemorative Coinage of the United States 1892-1938.  The American Numismatic Society, 1938.

Flynn, Kevin. The Authoritative Reference on Commemorative Coins 1892-1954. Published by Kyle Vick, 2008.

Freeman, David B. Carved in Stone, The History of Stone Mountain. Mercer University Press, First Edition, 1997.

Harper, Dave and Miller, Harry. U. S. Coin Digest, The Complete Guide to Current Market Values, 2009 Edition. Edited by  Krause Publications, 2008.

Karoleff, Bradley S. Bust Half Dollar Bibliomania. 1996.

Mehl, B. Max. The Commemorative Coins of the United States, A Chronological and Historical Arrangement of All the Issues With Illustrations of Each, Giving Number Authorized, Number Coined, Number Remelted and Issue Prices. Compiled and Published by B. Max Mehl, Numismatist, Fort Worth Texas, 1937.

Mosher, Stuart. The Coin Collector Series Number One, United States Commemorative Coins, 1892-1939. Wayte Raymond, Inc., New York, New York, 1940.

Rapp, Harry W. The Commemorative Coinage of the United States by Howland Wood, 1892 to 1922, Revised and Extended from 1922 to 1939 With Charts by Harry W. Rapp, Copyright assumed about 1940 although not stated.

Slabaugh, Arlie R. United States Commemorative Coinage. Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1962.

Slabaugh, Arlie R. United States Commemorative Coinage, Second Edition. Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1975.

Swiatek, Anthony and Breen, Walter. The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins 1892 - 1954.  F.C.I. Press, Inc./ARCO Publishing, New York, 1981.

Taxay, Don. An Illustrated History of U.S. Commemorative Coinage, ARCO Publishing Company, New York, New York, 1967.

Vermeule, Cornelius. Numismatic Art in America, Asthetics of the United States Coinage, 2nd Edition. Whitman Publishing, 2007.

Books

Brunk, Gregory G., "Stone Mountain Commemorative Half Dollars." NI Bulletin, A Publication of Numismatics International Inc.,  Volume 49, Nos 3/4, p. 43-47, 2014.

Kelly, James.  Kelly's Coins and Chatter, Volume 5-3, "The Stone Mountain Half Dollar," March, 1953.

Neal, Willard. Georgia's Stone Mountain,  ~1971 but not copyrighted.

Rutherford, Mildred Lewis. The History of the Stone Mountain Memorial,  ~1925 but not copyrighted.

TAMS, The Journal of the Token and Medal Society, Volume V, August - October 1965, Number 4, p. 113.

Wilde, Jr., Adna G. "Adna Wilde Addresses St. Louis Collectors." The Centinel, Official Publication of the Central States Numismatic Society Volume 20, Number 4, April, 1973,  p. 9 and 12.

Pamphlets and Newsletters

Annual Report of the Director of the Mint for the applicable years 1924 - 1972, Department of the Treasury, Government Printing Office, Year Applicable

Catalog of Coins of the United States, Prepared Under Direction of the Bureau of the Mint, Department of the Treasury, Director of the Mint, United States Government Printing Office, 1928

Domestic Coin Manufactured by Mints of the United States, Since Organization to Include the Year 1961, (From the Report of the Director of the Mint for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1962), Office of the Director of the Mint, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1962

Laws Authorizing Issuance of Medals and Commemorative Coins, Compiled by Gilman G. Udell, Superintendent, Document Room, House of Representatives, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1968

Government Publications

1986, August: Kagins Presents the 1986 American Numismatic Association Auction, August 6-9. 1986, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. p. 63.

2001, December: Presidential Coin & Antique Company, Auction Seventy, The Robert Marcus Collection, December 1, 2001, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 153.

2002, December: Stacks Auction Gallery, United States Gold, Silver and Copper Coins, Featuring Selections from The Vanberg Collection, December 4-5, 2002, New York, New York, p. 46.

2005, March: American Numismatic Rarities, LLC., The Richard Jewell Collection and other important properties, March 8-9, 2005, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 20.

2006, March: American Numismatic Rarities, LLC., including selections from the Richard Jewell and Dale Friend Collections and other important properties, March 14-15, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 393-398.

2006, June: American Numismatic Rarities, LLC., The Lake Michigan and Springdale Collections, June 21-23, 2006, Rosemont, Illinois, p. 393-398.

2006, November: Stacks  Auction Gallery, The Norweb Collection and other important properties, November 7-8, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 411.

2008, July: Stacks Auction Gallery, The Collection of Samuel J. Berngard & Treasure Coins of the S. S. New York, July 27-28, 2008, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 93.

2010, January: Stacks Auction Gallery, The New York Americana Sale, January 26-27, 2010, New York, New York, p. 186.

2011, September: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The Philadelphia Americana Sale, September 14-16, 2011, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 14-16, 2011.

2012, March: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, March 21-24, 2012, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 375.

2012, November: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage, November 14-16, 2012, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 228.

2013, March: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, United States Coinage, March 13-15, 2013, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 317.

2014, February: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The February 2014 Americana Auction, February 5-6, 2014, New York, New York, p. 404.

2014, June: Presidential Coin and Antique Company, Auction Eighty-Four, Exonumia Auction, June 30, 2014, Clifton, Virginia, p. 101.

2014, June: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The June 2014 Baltimore Auction, U S Coins, June 27 & July 1, 2014, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 279.

2016, August: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The August 2016 ANA Auction, U S Coins, August 9, 11, 15 & 16, 2016, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, p. 318.

2016, November: Stacks Bowers Galleries, The November 2016 Baltimore Auction, U S Coins, November 2-4, 9 & 10, 2016 Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, p. 330.

Auction Catalogs

Afflictor.com, Ideas and technology and politics and journalism and history and humor and some other stuff, "Old Print Article: Gutzon Borglum To Memorialize The Confederacy (1924)", November 11, 2017

Alchetron.com "Henry Augustus Lukeman"

ANACS.com, (American Numismatic Certification Service), Applicable information, Prices, Population data

AJC.com, "Roy Faulkner, the man who carved Stone Mountain, dead at 84"

Britannica.com, "Gutzon Borglum"

CFA.gov, Board members in 1924.

CoinWeek.com, "1925 Stone Mountain Memorial Half Dollar", May 26, 2010.

New Georgia Encyclopedia, Numerous Biographies

Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri, Numerous Books, Articles, Government Publications

NGCcoin.com, (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) Applicable information, Prices, Population data

PCGS.com, (Professional Coin Grading Service) Applicable information, Prices, Population data

Stone Mountain Park, History of the monument

Wexler's Die Varieties, Repunched Mint Marks and Over Mint Marks; Doubled Dies; other die variety data

Wikipedia.org, "Walker Hancock; Jefferson Davis; Robert E. Lee; Thomas Jackson; Gutzon Borglum"

 

 

Web Sites

"Still Another Commemorative Half Dollar." The Numismatist April 1924, Volume XXXVII, Number 3, pp. 309-310.

"The Stone Mountain Commemorative Half Dollar." The Numismatist May 1937, Volume Fifty, Number 5, pp. 395-396.

"The Stone Mountain Half Dollar." The Numismatist May 1926, Volume XXXIX, Number 5, pp. 232-233.

Barasch, Charles. "Marketing the Stone Mountain -- The Special Coins & Medals - Comments and Corrections to Part I. "Winning Ways, Official Publication, Women in Numismatics January 1997, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 10.

Barasch, Charles. "Marketing the Stone Mountain Commemorative, North and South." Winning Ways, Official Publication, Women in Numismatics January 1996, Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 11, 15.

Deitert, A. Steve. "unraveling the mystery of the Counterstamped Half Dollars." The Numismatist January 2011, Volume 124, pp. 36-39.

Hyder, William D. and Colbert, R. W. "The Selling of the Stone Mountain Half."  The Numismatist March 1985, Volume 98, Number 3, pp. 466-484.

Peters, Gloria. "Marketing the Stone Mountain -- The Special Coins & Medals - Comments and Corrections to Part II. " Winning Ways, Official Publication, Women in Numismatics January 1997, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 11-13, 17.

Shaff, Howard and Audrey. "The Coin that Destroyed a Mountain."  The Numismatist July 2004, Volume 117, Number 7, pp, 66 -69.

Sterns, Radford. "Georgia's Stone Mountain in Numismatics." The Numismatist November 1977, Volume 90, Number 11, pp. 2237-2248.

Sterns, Radford. "Georgia's Stone Mountain in Numismatics." The Numismatist December 1977, Volume 90, Number 12, pp. 2461-2473.

Wilde, Jr., Adna G.  "Counterstamped Stone Mountain Half Dollars: Where are they now?."  The Numismatist August 1987, Volume 100, Number 8, pp. 1633-1643.

Magazines and Periodicals

"Confederate Memorial Ball Brilliant Event at Biltmore." The Atlanta Constitution, May 25, 1926.

"No Beauty Winner Of Memorial Ball Named by Judges." The Atlanta Constitution, May 25, 1926.

"Sponsors Arrive For Big Memorial Ball Here Tonight : Brilliant Affair to Honor Beautiful Women and Distinguished Visitors From Over South." The Atlanta Constitution, May 24, 1926.

"Thirty Sponsors To Attend 'Grand Memorial Ball' : Sold Memorial Coins." The Atlanta Constitution, May 23, 1926.

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