We are pleased to offer for sale this 1936 Long Island Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar graded and encapsulated as MS-65 by NGC. There were only 81,826 of thisDelaware Tercentenary Silver Half Dollar minted at the Philadelphia Mint in 1937. This Long Island Tercentenary Half Dollar was designed by Howard Kenneth Weinman son of A.A. Weinman who designed the Liberty Walking half dollar. The Long Island Half Dollar was struck to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the first white settlement on Long Island. The obverse of the Long Island Tercentenary Half Dollar shows accolated heads depicting a Dutch settler and an Indian. The reverse of the1936 Long Island Tercentenary Silver Commemorative Half Dollar features a Dutch sailing vessel.
This classic commemorative half dollar is comprised of .900 silver and .100 copper (90% Silver), has a diameter of 30.6mm, and weighs 12.5 grams. Some of our slabbed commemorative coins may have toning. This commemorative coin is of great worth and value to the collector who is trying to fill out their Commemorative Coins Collection! We offer an incredible selection of PCGS and NGC certified commemorative coins!