Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 10,156,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.05 (8/27/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1945 S 50C MS obverse 1945 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1945-S Walking Liberty is probably a somewhat overlooked issue in the series, since it suffers from comparisons with more illustrious dates such as the 1941-S and 1942-S.

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1945 S 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7151
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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9/2/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131435/Lot# 21617


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7/17/2000 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1334, 1334/Lot# 1421 $141.70
4/25/2005 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 671 $162.15
12/19/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 December Dallas On Line Session #399, 399/Lot# 7611 $138.00
11/18/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2450, 2450/Lot# 1419 $112.00
9/14/2008 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 903 $138.00
7/15/2012 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/15/2012, 31/Lot# 47204 $85.80
12/22/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159655 $63.00
7/11/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6242 $105.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1945 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828283245638510212714315117919824150211032807388552436925
22282828293651709011013214516018521232870216713166433758030
00000051709011013214516018521232870216713166433700
00000057779611813714816919122641590222393525479000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2807
Owner: Jackson
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1671
Owner: CBC
 
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