Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,450,000
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.22 (10/23/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1943 S 50C MS obverse 1943 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As is typical of all S-mint Walkers from the World War Two era, the 1943-S is not known for sharp striking definition.

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1943 S 50C MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5043
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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11/10/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(5), 1211/Lot# 7948


Auction Prices Realized

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2/19/2008 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 February Long Beach, CA US Coin Final Session #461, 461/Lot# 7894 $312.80
6/29/2008 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2550, 2550/Lot# 1704 $380.80
1/19/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 324, 330/Lot# 845 $316.25
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1631 $546.25
12/16/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/16/2012, 53/Lot# 88924 $200.20
8/8/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(6), 1188/Lot# 8020 $440.63
8/15/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3495, 6049/Lot# 20105 $209.15


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832548110211513515120123026532382013093216440358887715
222828282939638810612114016721024128448898319443611489864970
000000638810612114016721024128448898319443611489800
0000007295110128145184220253303654114625804007539300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3611
Owner: Paul Kiraly
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3216
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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