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: $5.30 (8/30/2015)
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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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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1943 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.50 14.75 15.75 16.75 22.00 24.00 29.00 33.00 51.00 60.00 75.00 100.00 300 720 5000 - - -
$ 17.50 23.00 25.00 31.00 35.00 53.00 65.00 85.00 115 390 1700 9200 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5111
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
10/3/2004 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1943, 1943/Lot# 1480 $88.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 176 $402.50
5/4/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 369, 375/Lot# 721 $379.50
7/10/2011 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131129/Lot# 20277 $74.00
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 193750 $423.50
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7857 $411.25
8/24/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131435/Lot# 21187 $423.00
2/20/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3522, 6091/Lot# 21121 $49.35


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832548110211513515120123026532382013093216440358887715
222828282939638810612114016721024128448898319443611489864970
000000638810612114016721024128448898319443611489800
0000007295110128145184220253303654114625804007539300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3216
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1309
Owner: CPM and C
 
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