1936-S 50C Bay Bridge MS (PCGS# 9254)

2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas #1183

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3948
  • Grade:
    MS67
  • Price:
    $1,116.00
Lot Description
1936-S 50C Bay Bridge MS67 NGC. CAC. The suspension bridge between Oakland and San Francisco was erected in the 1930s, and appears on the reverse of this commemorative half dollar. Groundbreaking for the public works project was held on July 9, 1933, and the bridge opened a little over three years later. This Superb Gem commemorates completion of the bridge. Rarely encountered any finer, this specimen has frosty silver luster with powder-blue and pale gold toning at the obverse periphery. Census: 88 in 67 (3 in 67+), 6 finer (2/13).
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