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: $6.77 (9/15/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1940 S 50C MS obverse 1940 S 50C MS reverse


  
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1940 S 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2981
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/6/1998 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1064, 1064/Lot# 1499 $163.50
7/27/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York, NY Signature Sale #296, 296/Lot# 8620 $299.00
8/23/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 171, 177/Lot# 6101 $818.80
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1623 $776.25
4/24/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8493 $514.65
2/2/2014 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 168547 $101.20
5/19/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20310 $470.00


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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