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1936-D 50C Cincinnati MS68

PCGS #: 9284

Owner's Comments

Ex: Schweitz

Expert Comments

David Hall

The three Cincinnatis all have relatively low mintages of about 5,000 coins. Thirty years ago, this issue was considered to be rarer than it actually is. Today, we know that Cincinnatis are sort of scarce, but not that scarce. They are relatively easy to obtain in grades up to and including MS66. The 1936-D, though its mintage is basically identical to the 1936 and 1936-S, is for some reason much more populous and easier to find. The typical 1936-D Cincinnati has somewhat frosty, somewhat satiny luster and can either be satiny white in color or toned to varying degrees of attractiveness (or unattractiveness as the case may be).



30.60 millimeters

Constance Ortmayer



12.50 grams
Metal Content

90% Silver, 10% Copper

The United States of America
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
65 or Better 4250 R-4.1 21 / 144 TIE 21 / 144 TIE
All Grades 3400 R-4.3 21 / 144 TIE 21 / 144 TIE
60 or Better 1750 R-4.7 23 / 144 TIE 23 / 144 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

San Diego Collection

1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

J&L Collection

3 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade