Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,652,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.97 (11/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1934 S 50C MS obverse 1934 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The '34-S is the scarcest of the 1934 issues. Bruce Fox, in his The Complete Guide To Walking Liberty Half Dollars, notes that fully struck Gems are difficult to find, and that on average, strike is weaker on the reverse.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/24/2014

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1934 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 37.00 37.00 100.00 120 160 265 340 400 575 800 1325 3600 5150 20000 - - -
$ 43.00 110 130 175 290 375 450 625 900 2350 4500 8000 35000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 867
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/2/1996 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions February 1996 Long Beach Bullet Sale #150, 150/Lot# 380 $3,630.00
11/20/1996 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0895, 895/Lot# 1455 $1,620.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2221 $3,450.00
2/4/2009 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1122, 1122/Lot# 1456 $5,175.00
10/17/2011 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 628, 635/Lot# 289 $770.50
9/23/2012 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 75592 $9,680.00
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 12449 $687.38
2/22/2013 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7258 $105.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828321272413395106097418209741152150519033332419058627683989212540
222828296316527339654365376787110331269163723793618474764698419107740
0000002733965436537678711033126916372379361847476469841900
0000003064535766977939221092138717702855390453047076915500
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3618
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
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