Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,676,000
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: $5.95 (5/4/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1937 D 50C MS obverse 1937 D 50C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Many specialists consider this issue to be one of the toughest dates in the entire 1934 to 1947 span, despite higher values for a few other issues. Considering all grades, only the 1934-S, 1935-D, and 1935-S issues have lower total NGC populations.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1937 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 38.00 100.00 110 125 165 215 250 275 335 735 1200 4650 - - -
$ 45.00 105 115 135 175 225 265 290 400 850 2400 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1142
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/31/1993 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 1993 ANA Sale #107, 107/Lot# 6407 $880.00
1/7/2004 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 6793 $4,715.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2647 $1,265.00
6/6/2010 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2866, 2866/Lot# 1748 $138.00
8/11/2010 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 9767 $690.00
12/18/2011 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/18/2011, 149/Lot# 19139 $660.00
8/10/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 816, 825/Lot# 96 $230.00
12/19/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3513, 6082/Lot# 22188 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282859131223304384434502546615655737844134518253418465862048100
22282838831612503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517368360
0000002503304004565165696286827721011150523563831517300
0000002773574174795315926417098081178166528874244568800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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