Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,550,000
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: $6.05 (6/3/2015)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 S 50C MS obverse 1940 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1940 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.60 14.85 16.00 17.00 23.00 25.00 29.00 35.00 55.00 63.00 80.00 130 370 1225 18500 - - -
$ 18.00 24.00 26.00 31.00 38.00 60.00 70.00 95.00 180 440 2100 39000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2978
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/26/1999 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1191, 1191/Lot# 1513 $392.40
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2469 $460.00
8/27/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday Sale - Internet Auction # 172, 178/Lot# 377 $310.50
1/6/2010 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136, 1136/Lot# 8269 $747.50
1/9/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 10795 $998.75
5/5/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131320/Lot# 22613 $223.25
10/20/2013 PCGS Genuine UNC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 145894 $55.00
2/23/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 163126 $605.00
9/5/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3498, 6052/Lot# 20241 $240.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832598911913917119019821233940480916684392587476989910
2228282829416999125149177192202254360539109525764886648284350
0000006999125149177192202254360539109525764886648200
00000079109132160183195207296382674138134845380709000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: Jackson
 
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