Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
Catalog: KM-142
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.06 (8/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox, a renowned expert in the field, examples of this issue with a full or nearly full strike command a premium over standard price levels.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/24/2014

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 25.00 65.00 70.00 82.00 100.00 140 150 170 225 285 825 1350 14750 - - -
$ 28.00 70.00 75.00 88.00 110 150 160 180 235 385 1025 2200 25000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1253
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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9/6/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 7747


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8/17/1998 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1077, 1077/Lot# 1374 $163.50
6/7/2000 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2000 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #228, 228/Lot# 279 $207.00
2/3/2004 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24022, 24022/Lot# 13404 $1,495.00
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 752 $603.75
3/10/2013 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 742, 751/Lot# 611 $50.00
4/21/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 111247 $552.20
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 7756 $340.75
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20298 $690.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283285171251314357412450489515620774145019034086549372329348
2228282949113197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607279370
000000197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607200
0000002242933423934374765065857221224175233585024665200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: Doc's Walkers
 
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