Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,964,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.82 (12/28/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1934 50C MS obverse 1934 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As the economy began to improve after the depression, the need for half dollars in circulation necessitated increased and more frequent production. This year marked the beginning of a nearly uninterrupted production of Walkers at every branch of the Government Mint through the end of the series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1934 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 19.00 19.00 32.00 38.00 45.00 55.00 80.00 85.00 95.00 115 155 525 720 1350 7000 - -
$ 21.00 35.00 42.00 50.00 60.00 85.00 90.00 105 125 225 600 825 3400 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2407
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2444 $863.00
4/18/2005 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #35, 39/Lot# 466 $517.50
11/6/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131146/Lot# 25030 $79.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 67   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 1478 $1,116.25
9/2/2013 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 3446, 3446/Lot# 1501 $320.00
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 148325 $301.40
5/18/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 191017 $25.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828325485119155183216241298348392471101912231920409555057246
22282829396496131164194224260314362418653108714552645456560850
00000096131164194224260314362418653108714552645456500
000000107143173205232279331377444836115516873370503500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: Jackson
 
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