Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,634,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.74 (3/6/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1918 50C MS obverse 1918 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While generally available in circulated grades through the AU level, the 1918 is surprisingly elusive in Mint State for an issue with a respectable original mintage of 6.6 million pieces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/2/2014

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1918 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 18.00 25.00 60.00 175 175 280 320 360 535 565 680 925 1100 1575 4000 10700 - - - -
$ 200 300 340 400 560 600 800 1000 1200 2200 5150 22500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 787
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/20/1996 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0895, 895/Lot# 1447 $654.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1026 $460.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 975 $3,220.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3393 $747.50
6/24/2012 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/24/2012, 28/Lot# 58072 $31.00
11/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1177/Lot# 9398 $282.00
5/19/2014 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20298 $209.15


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1918 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24323781248575680776946104811861271133315471707212433825285697690381152014474
26335113635761071283298010941214129114041600184625434016584876639865125040
0000007128329801094121412911404160018462543401658487663986500
000000744889101411401242131214751653198529624650641283501069200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2124
Owner: JWalkers
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1547
Owner: davidmckay
 
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