Catalog Notes: The 1937 Texas half dollars represent the fourth year of this commemorative type honoring the centennial of the Lone Star State’s independence from Mexico in 1836. Texas half dollars are designed by Pompeo Coppini and feature depictions of an eagle and five-pointed star on the obverse. The reverse carries a variety of design elements, including the goddess Victory, the Alamo, and two cameo busts of Texas founders Sam Houston and Stephen Austin.

The 1937 Texas half dollars were made at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mints and are generally scarcer than the preceding Texas halves made from 1934 through 1936. Most of the 1937 Texas half dollars are encountered in the grades of MS62 to MS66 and are found with excellent color and luster. Examples grading MS67 are scarce and those in the grade of MS68 are extraordinarily rare.
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Catalog Details

Coin Date: 1937-S
Denom: 50c / Half dollar
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: S
Mint Location: San Francisco
Coinage Type: Classic Commemoratives, Silver
Coinage Years: 1892-1954
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: Texas
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Weight: 12.5 gr
Edge: Reeded
Catalog #: 9392