Gold: 1876.57
Silver: 23.53
Platinum: 845.00
Palladium: 2181.59
How much is my U.S. 1937-D Oregon 50c business strike commemorative worth?

About 1937-D Oregon 50c MS Silver Commemoratives

The 1937-D Oregon Trail half dollar commemorates the 2,000-mile-long path cut through the western United States during the early 19th century. Many pioneers used the trail for trade, though it also served as a popular route for exploration during the early years of western expansion in a young America. The coin was designed by husband and wife coin coin artists James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser, and it is widely viewed as a beautiful coin – perhaps one of the most so ever struck by the United States. The obverse is anchored by a proud Native American standing before an outline of the United States, indicating the path of the trail with a line of miniature wagons cutting across the top left of the map.

With a mintage of just over 12,000, the 1937-D Oregon Trail half dollar is the highest post-1926 issue of the type. The vast majority are known in uncirculated condition, and most of those are found in grades of MS64-66, making it one of the most common Oregon halves to be found in that lofty grade range. Smaller numbers are known in MS67, a few dozen in MS68, and a tiny handful in MS69.

Coin Date: 1937-D
Denom: 50c / Half dollar
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: D
Mint Location: Denver
Coinage Type: Classic Commemoratives, Silver
Coinage Years: 1892-1954
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: Oregon
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Weight: 12.5 gr
Edge: Reeded
Catalog #: 9347

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