Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,550,000
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 (4/19/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 S 50C MS obverse 1940 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/30/2013

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1940 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.49 14.61 14.72 14.84 14.95 14.95 20.70 22.80 25.20 31.20 46.80 49.20 52.80 81.25 115 350 960 8450 - - -
$ - 23.00 26.00 28.00 35.00 52.00 55.00 59.00 91.00 129 400 1060 9100 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2936
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
2/11/2003 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23023, 23023/Lot# 11396 $379.50
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2469 $460.00
11/14/2005 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #62, 67/Lot# 626 $776.25
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24748 $49.35
4/7/2013 PCGS Genuine F   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/07/2013, 69/Lot# 109355 $18.00
5/20/2013 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3431, 3431/Lot# 1870 $60.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2283 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832598911913917119019821233940480916684392587476989910
2228282829416999125149177192202254360539109525764886648284350
0000006999125149177192202254360539109525764886648200
00000079109132160183195207296382674138134845380709000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: Jackson
 
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