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: $5.82 (12/28/2014)
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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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
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 25.00 65.00 75.00 85.00 100.00 140 155 175 225 290 825 1475 15000 - - -
$ 28.00 70.00 80.00 90.00 110 150 165 195 235 385 1025 2200 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1267
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 10474
1/12/2015 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 10473


Auction Prices Realized

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8/17/1998 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1077, 1077/Lot# 1374 $163.50
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1613 $1,063.75
5/27/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/27/2012, 24/Lot# 54388 $742.50
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2757 $661.25
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(2), 1173/Lot# 4001 $1,292.50
12/9/2012 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 729, 738/Lot# 75 $260.00
2/7/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1182/Lot# 8010 $881.25
11/4/2013 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3455, 3455/Lot# 1329 $240.00
11/7/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3507, 6061/Lot# 23257 $587.50


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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