Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,014,400
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.13 (4/18/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1916 D 50C MS obverse 1916 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In The Complete Guide to Walking Liberty Half Dollars, author Bruce Fox noted: 'It is believed that the Denver Mint established a policy to preserve die life by setting the dies a little further apart than normal. This caused a wide variance in striking characteristics. This issue exhibits slight flatness on the eagle's breast.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1916 D 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 41.40 51.75 80.50 144 210 210 270 288 300 390 420 432 498 690 1110 2630 4910 22750 - - -
$ 230 300 320 330 430 460 480 550 760 1220 2800 5300 24600 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1622
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1022 $432.40
1/5/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 11179 $862.50
3/20/2011 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3033, 3033/Lot# 1644 $460.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 2071 $4,025.00
4/24/2011 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131118/Lot# 28176 $138.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1343 $948.75
4/22/2012 NGC Details AG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/22/2012, 19/Lot# 40080 $23.00
1/13/2013 PCGS F 15   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/13/2013, 57/Lot# 93035 $92.40
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2240 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1916 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base135179212314487680711741818868938983102110841404165827543885728594121196715002
149190246371551690721766834891953995104211901488202331315018799410263129780
00000072176683489195399510421190148820233131501879941026300
000000731792851914968100810631297157323883508615187031111500
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2754
Owner: Spires
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1404
Owner: redbird97
 
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