How much are my U.S. 50c Modern Commems worth?

About 50c Modern Commems

United States Mint resumed its formal commemorative coin initiatives in 1982 following years of motions in Congress to restart the program that ended in 1954 amid financial abuse scandals. The first commemorative coin issued in the so-called ?modern? (1982-present) era was the George Washington half dollar, which also became the first 90% silver coin issued by the United States Mint since 1964. The George Washington commemorative half dollar proved successful, with more than 7 million pieces sold across uncirculated and proof options.

Following a commemorative program in 1983-84 honoring the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles with special designs on silver dollars and a $10 gold eagle, the United States Mint produced its second commemorative half dollar of the modern era with the Statue of Liberty Centennial program in 1986. The ball got rolling on commemorative half dollars by the early 1990s, with a slew of commemorative coin programs involving halves throughout the course of the next decade.

Most commemorative half dollars are common and readily obtainable in grades across the Mint State spectrum, though some MS70 examples are relatively scarce and often command high prices. The basic rule of thumb for buying uncertified commemorative half dollars is to choose spot-free pieces in their original government packaging. While the modern commemorative market has been soft for many years, crisp examples in clean government packaging always sell faster than subpar examples or mishandled pieces in aftermarket holders.



SET TOTALS

U.S. Coin Values

27-Coin Set

sample image for 27-Coin Set

U.S. Coin Values

1992-P Olympic

sample image for 1992-P Olympic

U.S. Coin Values

1992-D Columbus

sample image for 1992-D Columbus

U.S. Coin Values

1991-95-P WWII

sample image for 1991-95-P WWII

U.S. Coin Values

1995-S Baseball

sample image for 1995-S Baseball

U.S. Coin Values

1996-S Swimming

sample image for 1996-S Swimming

U.S. Coin Values

1996-S Soccer

sample image for 1996-S Soccer

U.S. Coin Values

2011-D US Army

sample image for 2011-D US Army

U.S. Coin Values

2021-D Law Enforcemnt

Mintage: 750,000

sample image for 2021-D Law Enforcemnt

Legal Disclaimer

The prices listed in our database are intended to be used as an indication only. CDN Publishing, LLC does not buy or sell collectible coins or currency and users are strongly encouraged to seek multiple sources of pricing before making a final determination of value. CDN Publishing is not responsible for typographical or database-related errors. Your use of this site indicates full acceptance of these terms.
CDN Terms of Use