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: $5.39 (8/1/2015)
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: 2984
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/4/2003 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23112, 23112/Lot# 11647 $75.90
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3001 $1,437.50
6/26/2011 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3090, 3090/Lot# 1954 $58.00
7/24/2011 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/24/2011, 128/Lot# 13430 $115.50
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 8494 $352.50
4/14/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 747, 756/Lot# 214 $155.00
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1192/Lot# 8127 $305.50
10/30/2014 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 4310 $881.25


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: martinlowens
 
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