Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
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: $7.46 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox, a renowned expert in the field, examples of this issue with a full or nearly full strike command a premium over standard price levels.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/24/2014

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 25.00 65.00 70.00 82.00 100.00 140 150 170 225 285 825 1350 14750 - - -
$ 28.00 70.00 75.00 88.00 110 150 160 180 235 385 1025 2200 25000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1250
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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8/9/2014 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4562


Auction Prices Realized

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2/20/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1307 $776.25
3/15/2007 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2007 ANA Charlotte National Money Show Auction, Presented by Robert Korver #432, 432/Lot# 1070 $3,220.00
3/19/2007 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2342, 2342/Lot# 1780 $95.20
8/15/2011 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 10473 $3,737.50
2/19/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/19/2012, 8/Lot# 35665 $990.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/27/2012, 24/Lot# 54388 $742.50
9/15/2013 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 769, 778/Lot# 232 $130.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283285171251314357412450489515620774145019034086549372329348
2228282949113197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607279370
000000197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607200
0000002242933423934374765065857221224175233585024665200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: Doc's Walkers
 
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