1936 Elgin Commemorative Half Dollar Guide – Values and Complete History

This video is all about the 1936 Elgin Commemorative Half Dollar. Today we are going to be learning the ins and outs of this coin, including its history and the context in which the coin was minted in, its appeal to collectors, and the various values it may have depending on its condition. We are also going to be covering the 1936 Half Dollar mint errors and varieties – if there is not a section for one of them, that means that there are none known. Hopefully this is a good introduction to this awesome coin, and best of luck finding all of the valuable errors, varieties, and highly-graded coins in addition to learning the sweet history behind it. Always keep an eye out for good coins, whether they are worth tons of money and rare, or just have great eye appeal and a story to them! This video is made as part of a greater educational series on every date, denomination, and mint mark in U.S. coinage.


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11 Comments on “1936 Elgin Commemorative Half Dollar Guide – Values and Complete History”

    1. Right on! I forgot that I had made this video (did it a while ago) and heard Ell-jin recently. I don’t think I’m going to take it down, but you are 100% correct (will pin your comment)

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