Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
Catalog: KM-142
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.35 (9/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox, a renowned expert in the field, examples of this issue with a full or nearly full strike command a premium over standard price levels.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 65.00 75.00 85.00 100.00 155 175 225 290 825 1475 15000 - - -
$ 28.00 70.00 80.00 90.00 110 165 195 235 385 1025 2200 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1281
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/8/2003 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 7372 $603.75
2/27/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314, 314/Lot# 6984 $1,380.00
8/22/2005 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 2082, 2082/Lot# 1344 $68.00
8/14/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2007 August Milwaukee, WI Final Session #445, 445/Lot# 8267 $977.50
10/28/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/28/2012, 46/Lot# 80227 $46.00
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20298 $690.90
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 808, 817/Lot# 145 $375.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1512 $1,063.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283285171251314357412450489515620774145019034086549372329348
2228282949113197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607279370
000000197272328375424463497550671999160126304555607200
0000002242933423934374765065857221224175233585024665200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: Doc's Walkers
 
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