Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.43 (9/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1946 50C MS obverse 1946 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox (1993), the 1946 has the lowest certified population of any P-mint Walker from the 1941-1947 era. Nonetheless, this issue should not be considered rare in an absolute sense. It is, however, at the MS67 level that the '46-P is truly elusive.

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1946 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6782
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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9/30/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131439/Lot# 29250


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9/15/2003 NGC MS 66   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 494 $719.00
11/1/2004 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1956, 1956/Lot# 1366 $50.00
2/23/2005 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 8182 $920.00
5/29/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 145, 150/Lot# 1375 $264.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1068 $819.00
11/4/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131246/Lot# 28731 $111.63
7/7/2013 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 126603 $99.28
7/25/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22313 $264.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1946 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282828324150769411913914716318623047777423685997784710090
22282828293544588210212514115217020031257613053577661385940
00000044588210212514115217020031257613053577661300
00000047678811013214415717821539467518364787723000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3577
Owner: thehorseboy
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2368
Owner: CBC
 
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