Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,964,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.13 (4/19/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1934 50C MS obverse 1934 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As the economy began to improve after the depression, the need for half dollars in circulation necessitated increased and more frequent production. This year marked the beginning of a nearly uninterrupted production of Walkers at every branch of the Government Mint through the end of the series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1934 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.65 17.83 18.11 18.69 19.55 19.55 28.80 32.40 37.20 51.60 61.20 78.00 93.60 106 138 425 575 1220 5850 - -
$ - 32.00 36.00 42.00 58.00 69.00 87.00 105 119 154 470 630 1340 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2378
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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4/27/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 9788


Auction Prices Realized

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12/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1971, 1971/Lot# 1356 $132.00
1/3/2006 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 4050 $1,265.00
1/16/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #27014, 27014/Lot# 13831 $488.75
3/10/2008 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 228, 234/Lot# 902 $431.25
10/22/2009 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction #1130, 1130/Lot# 768 $833.75
7/24/2011 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/24/2011, 128/Lot# 13191 $342.10
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1376 $414.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2265 $822.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828325485119155183216241298348392471101912231920409555057246
22282829396496131164194224260314362418653108714552645456560850
00000096131164194224260314362418653108714552645456500
000000107143173205232279331377444836115516873370503500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: Jackson
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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