Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,634,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.11 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1918 50C MS obverse 1918 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While generally available in circulated grades through the AU level, the 1918 is surprisingly elusive in Mint State for an issue with a respectable original mintage of 6.6 million pieces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1918 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 18.40 19.55 24.15 63.25 174 174 276 318 390 552 620 710 910 1000 1530 3800 10600 - - - -
$ 195 300 350 430 610 680 780 1000 1100 1680 4100 11400 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 763
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2213 $977.50
9/17/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 948 $3,335.00
10/10/2011 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3152, 3152/Lot# 1432 $948.75
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3393 $747.50
9/6/2012 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1174/Lot# 8585 $352.50
3/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 741, 750/Lot# 141 $1,350.00
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 148591 $400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1918 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24323781248575680776946104811861271133315471707212433825285697690381152014474
26335113635761071283298010941214129114041600184625434016584876639865125040
0000007128329801094121412911404160018462543401658487663986500
000000744889101411401242131214751653198529624650641283501069200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2124
Owner: JWalkers
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1547
Owner: davidmckay
 
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