Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,450,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.45 (9/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1943 S 50C MS obverse 1943 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As is typical of all S-mint Walkers from the World War Two era, the 1943-S is not known for sharp striking definition.

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1943 S 50C MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5017
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
9/29/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #301, 301/Lot# 1344 $310.50
2/4/2004 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1840, 1840/Lot# 1332 $82.50
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2838 $488.75
3/10/2008 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 228, 234/Lot# 1010 $345.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(10), 1166/Lot# 11415 $747.50
6/2/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3484, 6033/Lot# 20264 $203.28
7/6/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 204191 $50.00
8/8/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21344 $199.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832548110211513515120123026532382013093216440358887715
222828282939638810612114016721024128448898319443611489864970
000000638810612114016721024128448898319443611489800
0000007295110128145184220253303654114625804007539300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3611
Owner: Paul Kiraly
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3216
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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