Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 28,206,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.13 (4/19/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1944 50C MS obverse 1944 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One would never consider the 1944 Walker to be a rare issue. More than 28 million coins were struck, and the average grade is MS63.8, indicating there are a great many high-grade (MS64 and better) coins available.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1944 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.49 14.61 14.72 14.84 14.95 14.95 17.25 21.60 22.80 28.80 32.40 37.20 42.00 51.60 74.40 125 194 1430 10630 - -
$ - - 24.00 26.00 32.00 36.00 42.00 47.00 58.00 83.00 140 217 1570 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9023
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
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Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 9841
4/27/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11120


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
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Price
3/22/1999 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1145, 1145/Lot# 1596 $65.40
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 640 $1,437.50
5/8/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27053, 27053/Lot# 13399 $54.00
1/15/2008 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) US Coin Final Session #455, 455/Lot# 9003 $195.50
10/9/2011 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/09/2011, 139/Lot# 17010 $275.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3876 $2,875.00
8/18/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 219 $300.00
9/8/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131338/Lot# 28135 $205.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832374572891151311431631792304876742147529169849047
2228282829333954779712013514916819631554911653195585576710
0000003954779712013514916819631554911653195585500
00000042638310612513915617321340161116564243641900
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: Jackson
 
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