Monroe Doctrine 1923 Half Dollar
Hollywood film studio scandals and James Monroe's Doctrine
1. United States Half Dollar 1923-S - Monroe Doctrine Commemorative
Silver, 30mm, 12.55gm
Former presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams facing left.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR / IN GOD WE TRUST
MONROE-ADAMS / 1923-S
Stylized figures of women on continents North and South America
MONROE DOCTRINE CENTENNIAL / LOS ANGELES / 1823-1923
These coins were manufactured to help fund the Los Angeles Monroe Doctrine Centennial Exposition
which was to be held in 1923.
December 2, 1823, which warned European nations against interfering with American or
Western Hemisphere nations.
"conquests", two of whom, actresses Mabel Normand and teenage actress Mary Miles Minter became
suspects in the shooting, along with Minter's mother.
there were many other film personalities involved in sexual or drug scandals, including some who
died from drug overdoses.
had this commemorative coin issued to promote the exposition.
coin as the coin needed the authorization of the United States Congress and a celebration of the
film industry would not get that.
Most were unsold and were then issued as circulation coins.
The coin's designer was accused of copying another artist's design.
The exposition was a financial failure.