Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,854,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.32 (7/28/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1935 S 50C MS obverse 1935 S 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1935-S has a similar mintage (3.8 million coins) to the 1934-S. It is not, however, as rare in Mint State. When compared to later dates in this series, nevertheless, the '35-S is a scarce coin in grades above the Choice BU level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1935 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 37.00 105 125 155 225 315 385 465 900 2750 4950 26000 - - -
$ 47.00 115 140 180 250 330 410 600 1050 3450 7600 50000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 855
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/28/2004 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 6071 $4,600.00
9/17/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 178, 184/Lot# 446 $126.50
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2225 $2,012.50
4/27/2011 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(2), 1154/Lot# 4453 $2,990.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 10470 $1,725.00
10/14/2012 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/14/2012, 44/Lot# 79564 $39.00
1/14/2013 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3413, 3413/Lot# 2143 $130.00
9/4/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 7742 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1935 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828321272683894945606487057878841138142728023594671087151113414016
2228282963174308424516589667732819968123418853066463273789521120940
00000030842451658966773281996812341885306646327378952100
0000003484595386186867598511053133023433330567180461032700
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3594
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1427
Owner: CBC
 
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