Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,450,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.47 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1943 S 50C MS obverse 1943 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As is typical of all S-mint Walkers from the World War Two era, the 1943-S is not known for sharp striking definition.

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1943 S 50C MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4987
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/17/2000 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1260, 1260/Lot# 1496 $261.60
2/11/2000 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2000 February Long Beach Sale #222, 222/Lot# 6507 $241.50
9/14/2004 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24093, 24093/Lot# 13920 $483.00
5/4/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 369, 375/Lot# 721 $379.50
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1631 $546.25
10/27/2010 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2010 October Stamford Coinfest Signature US Coin Auction #1145, 1145/Lot# 9994 $253.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3875 $6,325.00
5/13/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/13/2012, 22/Lot# 40744 $330.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832548110211513515120123026532382013093216440358887715
222828282939638810612114016721024128448898319443611489864970
000000638810612114016721024128448898319443611489800
0000007295110128145184220253303654114625804007539300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3611
Owner: Paul Kiraly
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3216
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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