Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,156,000
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: $7.41 (7/25/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 50C MS obverse 1940 50C MS reverse


  
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3924
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/21/2000 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1274, 1274/Lot# 1593 $163.50
7/9/2003 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1750, 1750/Lot# 1180 $60.50
12/20/2004 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #22 , 26/Lot# 187 $2,760.00
3/10/2008 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 228, 234/Lot# 962 $230.00
4/16/2008 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 1510 $575.00
4/20/2008 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68044, 68044/Lot# 64647 $126.50
11/3/2010 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 2148 $517.50
6/1/2011 NGC MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1156/Lot# 3775 $3,220.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832374576981311511671752302555027131558403654317155
2228282829333955831091371561691932383375729942384450160050
0000003955831091371561691932383375729942384450100
00000042659012014416117221124641964212763210496600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1558
Owner: Jackson
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 994
Owner: Gary Sullivan
 
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