About 1936-S Texas Silver Commemoratives
The 1936 Texas half dollars mark the third annual installment of this commemorative type, which was struck from 1934 through 1938. The coin, honoring the 100th anniversary of Texas independence from Mexico in 1836, was designed by Pompeo Coppini. It features on its obverse an eagle and five-pointed star, while the reverse showcases a variety of elements, including the goddess Victory, the Alamo, and two cameo busts of Texas founders General Sam Houston and Stephen Austin. The coin was issued for $1.50, and most were saved in uncirculated condition.
In 1936, Texas halves were minted at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mints. The 1936 Texas half dollars are very common and readily available in grades ranging from MS62 up through MS66. Examples grading MS67 are scarce and those in the grades of MS68 or higher are quite rare. Most 1936 Texas halves exhibit excellent color and luster.
|Denom:||50c / Half dollar|
|Mint Location:||San Francisco|
|Coinage Type:||Classic Commemoratives, Silver|
|Composition:||90% silver; 10% copper|
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