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: $6.75 (9/17/2014)
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: 4/24/2014

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1918 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 18.00 25.00 68.00 185 185 280 320 360 535 565 680 925 1000 1650 3900 10700 - - - -
$ 200 300 340 400 560 600 800 975 1175 2200 5150 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 774
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/11/2000 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2000 February Long Beach Sale #222, 222/Lot# 6466 $632.50
8/28/2006 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 102, 107/Lot# 601 $149.50
3/31/2011 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 2081 $3,737.50
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1354 $1,610.00
9/23/2012 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3351, 3351/Lot# 1603 $700.00
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1181/Lot# 4876 $3,525.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2247 $4,112.50
8/31/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 199053 $24.00


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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