Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,676,000
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: $7.13 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1937 D 50C MS obverse 1937 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Many specialists consider this issue to be one of the toughest dates in the entire 1934 to 1947 span, despite higher values for a few other issues. Considering all grades, only the 1934-S, 1935-D, and 1935-S issues have lower total NGC populations.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1937 D 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.65 17.83 18.11 20.13 32.20 32.20 84.00 93.60 104 126 168 198 216 250 325 680 1030 4030 - - -
$ 36.00 94.00 105 117 141 188 220 240 280 360 750 1130 4400 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1124
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
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1/13/1997 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0910, 910/Lot# 1399 $250.70
1/1/2007 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 5613 $2,553.00
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1616 $891.25
12/8/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 8620 $632.50
7/26/2012 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 9222 $2,760.00
8/4/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131333/Lot# 28219 $258.50
10/20/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 123340 $715.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282859131223304384434502546615655737844134518253418465862048100
22282838831612503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517368360
0000002503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517300
0000002773574174795315926417098081178166528874244568800
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3418
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: mtayl03
 
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