Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mintage: 19,187,000
Catalog: KM-183
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.7500
Weight: 10.0000g
ASW: 0.2411oz
Melt Value: $4.72 (4/16/2014)
Diameter: 27.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1944 S 50C MS obverse 1944 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1944-S half dollar is one of two key issues among Walking Liberty half dollars produced in the 1940s.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1944 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.49 14.61 14.72 14.84 14.95 14.95 18.00 22.80 25.20 30.00 36.00 38.40 43.20 61.20 90.00 375 970 14630 - - -
$ - - 26.00 28.00 34.00 40.00 43.00 48.00 69.00 101 410 1070 15800 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5874
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
3/29/1999 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1148, 1148/Lot# 1624 $54.50
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 642 $2,645.00
2/21/2005 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #29, 33/Lot# 525 $77.05
9/19/2006 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26094, 26094/Lot# 12179 $1,207.50
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 1601 $862.50
7/1/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/01/2012, 29/Lot# 60880 $62.70
12/1/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131350/Lot# 22239 $305.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282828325067941111351511671862302851019179057477543972312338
2228282829385576991191401561732002485291276310963458269105940
000000557699119140156173200248529127631096345826900
0000006185105127145161179215266774153344286944899600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 5747
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1790
Owner: CBC
 
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