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: $6.03 (2/28/2015)
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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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
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 38.00 38.00 100.00 110 125 165 205 215 250 275 335 735 1200 4650 - - -
$ 45.00 105 115 135 175 215 225 265 290 400 850 2400 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1145
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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3/1/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1218/Lot# 7670


Auction Prices Realized

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10/25/2000 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20105, 20105/Lot# 5353 $340.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1269 $720.00
5/31/2009 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2699, 2699/Lot# 1740 $546.25
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(2), 1171/Lot# 4114 $747.50
7/11/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1187/Lot# 4113 $1,997.50
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 148320 $400.00
5/5/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20247 $552.25
12/7/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 833, 842/Lot# 236 $250.00


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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