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: $5.90 (4/18/2015)
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
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 17.00 18.00 25.00 60.00 175 280 320 360 535 680 925 1100 1575 4000 10700 - - - -
$ 200 300 340 400 560 800 1000 1200 2200 5150 22500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 790
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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4/26/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1219/Lot# 7943


Auction Prices Realized

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3/20/2003 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6007 $1,725.00
3/24/2004 NGC VG 10   Teletrade Auction 1861, 1861/Lot# 1141 $26.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 826 $1,322.50
7/5/2006 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 2488 $546.25
3/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 741, 750/Lot# 141 $1,350.00
7/14/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 125864 $35.00
3/30/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 165591 $203.50
5/5/2014 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20232 $211.50


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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