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Delaware Tercentenary 1936


Half Dollar

Delaware Church Postcard


Commemorative marking the 300th Anniversary of the First Delaware Settlement


Coin Description

Front: The Old Swedes Church in Wilmington, with the inscription 'In God We Trust' and the date "1936". Around the rim, 'United States of America Half Dollar'.

Reverse: The Ship "Kalmar Nyckel", with the inscription "E Pluribus Unum - Liberty". Around the rim, "Delaware Tercentenary 1638-1938".


Cat # Item Type Diameter Weight Mintage AU Unc
Y C18 Delaware 1936 Silver/.900 30.6 mm 12.5 grams 20,993 265.00 285.00


Delaware Half Dollar Delaware Half Dollar


AU About Uncirculated
Unc Uncirculated

Almost Uncirculated (AU): All of the detail will be visible. The coin will exhibit some wear on the highest points of the coin.

Uncirculated (Unc): A coin that did not enter circulation. Will exhibit original mint luster.


Also Available: 1938 Delaware First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp in honor of the 300th Anniversary. Canceled on the First Day of issue June 27, 1938.


Cat #
image
Item
Price
#836-6
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by D. Petrousa. An image of the Ship near the shore with text below. "The Rocks" - Landing of the Swedes - Wilmington, Delaware. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-8
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by Winfred Grandy. An image of the Ship similar to the coin. Printed in Blue and Red. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-8a
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by Winfred Grandy. An image of the Ship similar to the coin. Printed in Brown and Blue. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-10
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by George Linn. An image of the Delaware Seal. Text: Delaware Tercentenary. Three Hundred Years. 1638-1938. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-12
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by George Linn. An image of Governor Johan Printz. Text: Johan Printz - Governor of New Sweden - Delaware Tercentenary. 1638-1938. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-29b
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by the House of Farnam. An image of the Sweden Coat of Arms with anniversary dates. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-31a
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by the Fidelity Stamp Company. An image of the Settlers and the Indians. Text: First Day Cover. Commemorating the 300th Anniversary of the Landing of the Swedish Colony in Delaware. 1638-1938. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-32
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by the Washington Stamp Exchange. An image of 3 masted ship with a scroll and text below. Printed in Blue and Yellow. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-38
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by Cachet Craft. An image of the Ship with a map of New Sweden below. Text: Delaware 1638-1938. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-45
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by the Hobby Cover Service. Image of the Delaware State Flag with the Governor John Printz. Text: Delaware Tercentenary 1638-1938. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-47a
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by Harry Ioor. An image of the Landing. Text: First Swedish Settlements in America - Delaware - New Sweden - Tercentenary First Day Cover. 1638-1938. Landing of the Swedes. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00
#836-47b
Delaware FDC with cachet. Canceled in Wilmington, Delaware on June 27, 1938. Cachet designed by Harry Ioor. An image of the Old Church. Text: First Swedish Settlements in America - Delaware - New Sweden - Tercentenary First Day Cover. 1638-1938. Venerated Old Swedes. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
6.00


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