Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Finest Certified Texas Half Dollar
    1936 MS69

    1936 50C Texas MS69 NGC. This is the only MS69 Texas half dollar that NGC has certified, regardless of issue, and the present offering is the first time we have handled the coin. PCGS has never graded a Texas finer than MS68, so this single coin is the finest certified example of the series. A complete set of Texas half dollars includes 13 coins, beginning with 1934, and including three coins of 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1938, struck at the three different mints. Every other issue in the series is available in MS68, and the complete collection would make an incredible display.
    The Texas Centennial half dollars were struck to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Texas Independence, bearing the phrase Remember the Alamo. Although the series began in 1934, this 1936 issue is the true 100th anniversary coin of the 1836 Independence, following the Texas War of Independence that culminated in the Battle of San Jacinto. General Sam Houston and his army achieved victory at San Jacinto in just 18 minutes against General Santa Anna and the Mexican Army. The half dollar series continued long enough that "many hobbyists were quite prepared to forget the Alamo," according to www.coinsite.com.
    This specimen is sensational. With a strong glass we are unable to find any marks on either side. Both sides are highly lustrous with soft, frosty surfaces. Rich cherry-red and lemon-gold toning provide plenty of eye appeal to this sharply struck Superb Gem. Census: 1 in 69, 0 finer (11/09).(Registry values: N1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# BYJE, PCGS# 9386)

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    View Certification Details from NGC

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,665

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Jan 10, 2010 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 14 days left to consign to the 2021 June 24 - 25 HKINF World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I'm very pleased with how you run the auctions and am certain to consign coins at future events.
    Jeff H.,
    Talking Rock, GA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search