Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,522,000
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: $7.77 (7/13/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1937 50C MS obverse 1937 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1937 half dollar is one of the higher-mintage coins in the Walking Liberty series (9.522 million circulation strikes). It is, therefore, fairly easy to locate in most levels of preservation. The population decreases somewhat in Premium Gem and drops precipitously in MS67.

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1937 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2979
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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7/15/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131428/Lot# 24119


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11/12/1997 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0997, 997/Lot# 1531 $119.90
4/25/2002 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2002 April Columbus, OH (CSNS) Signature Sale #288, 288/Lot# 5894 $276.00
5/1/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 85: Chi Yin Collection, 90/Lot# 754 $241.50
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1147 $351.00
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1615 $552.00
11/20/2011 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131148/Lot# 28294 $218.50
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3411 $287.50
4/1/2012 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/01/2012, 16/Lot# 44625 $41.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828323763941151271471631792122983236489081886452660407900
2228282933457310111913315216819024030643173412342766503066600
0000007310111913315216819024030643173412342766503000
0000008310812314015717320126931453982115603646553500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2614
Owner: Ugakoivet
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1886
Owner: Anonymous10
 
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