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1936-D 50C Columbia, MS

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Type Coin
Title 1936-D 50C Columbia, MS
Date 1936
Grade MS60
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 9292
Denomination 50C
Mint Mark D

1936-D 50C Columbia -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. Each branch of the United States mint struck 8,000 Columbia half dollars for inclusion in three-coin sets. An additional 1,000 pieces were struck at Philadelphia for individual sale. Small quantities of assay coins were also produced at each facility, including nine coins at the Colorado mint. Strike detail is bold on the two capitol buildings and the palmetto tree. Cleaning has muted the satiny luster on each side of this brilliant half dollar. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15497, realized $114. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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