Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 21,120
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: $6.47 (9/19/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1942 50C PF obverse 1942 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This was the final Proof half dollar issue, with a total mintage of 21,120 coins.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/24/2014

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1942 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - 175 230 265 315 380 435 490 625 690 1025 4500 47500 -
$ - - - - - 280 350 415 465 565 635 735 1650 7500
1942 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4000 5350 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4178
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/2/1998 PCGS Proof 65   Teletrade Auction 1111, 1111/Lot# 1490 $436.00
9/9/2003 PCGS Proof 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23093, 23093/Lot# 11657 $718.75
9/23/2007 PCGS Proof 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2835 $660.00
3/23/2009 NGC Proof 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 351, 357/Lot# 1054 $977.50
12/26/2010 NGC Proof 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 211011/Lot# 20103 $532.45
5/30/2012 NGC Proof 67   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 1375 $793.13
12/23/2012 NGC Proof 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/23/2012, 54/Lot# 91530 $770.00
11/1/2013 PCGS Proof 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7935 $500.55


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1942 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base461500539584629678703729749764783798853949113011901271140416973418842810788
474513554599645686711735754770788816885100911501217131515012270508892140
000000711735754770788816885100911501217131515012270508800
000000720742759776793834917106911701244135915992844675800
1942 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base56060465370375481184087089391093194810101121132313911483163219593855927111798
57462066972077382085087789891793696810471188134514211532174125915660101130
0000008508778989179369681047118813451421153217412591566000
0000008608859049249429891084125513681452158218503223746500
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 5088
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 3418
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
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