Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,676,000
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: $7.05 (8/29/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1937 D 50C MS obverse 1937 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Many specialists consider this issue to be one of the toughest dates in the entire 1934 to 1947 span, despite higher values for a few other issues. Considering all grades, only the 1934-S, 1935-D, and 1935-S issues have lower total NGC populations.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/9/2014

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1937 D 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 38.00 38.00 100.00 110 125 165 205 215 250 275 335 735 1050 4250 - - -
$ 45.00 105 115 135 175 215 225 265 290 400 850 2075 7750 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1134
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/4/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 June New York, NY Bullet Sale #381, 381/Lot# 492 $276.00
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1757 $805.00
6/1/2006 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 June Long Beach Signature Auction #408, 408/Lot# 1848 $805.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2647 $1,265.00
10/5/2008 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2594, 2594/Lot# 1494 $805.00
7/29/2012 PCGS VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/29/2012, 33/Lot# 64661 $24.00
7/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 133 $300.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6194 $481.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282859131223304384434502546615655737844134518253418465862048100
22282838831612503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517368360
0000002503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517300
0000002773574174795315926417098081178166528874244568800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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