The 1936 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1936 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1936
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.33

The US minted the 1936 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1936 D half dollar and 1936 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin on the lower left side.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1936 Philadelphia 12,614,000
1936 D Denver 4,252,400
1936 S San Francisco 3,884,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.33 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1936 half dollar with no mint mark is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16. In extremely fine condition the value is around $18. In uncirculated condition the price is around $45 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $75.

The 1936 D half dollar is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $20. In uncirculated condition the price is around $85 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $120.

Lastly the 1936 S half dollar is more valuable in uncirculated condition. This coin is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $22. In uncirculated condition the price is around $130 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $200.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $3,200 in PR 65 condition. There were only 3,901 proof coins minted.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1937 Half Dollar
1935 Half Dollar
1934 Half Dollar