Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Catalog: KM-142
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.74 (12/18/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1946 50C MS obverse 1946 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox (1993), the 1946 has the lowest certified population of any P-mint Walker from the 1941-1947 era. Nonetheless, this issue should not be considered rare in an absolute sense. It is, however, at the MS67 level that the '46-P is truly elusive.

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1946 50C MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6833
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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12/21/2014 MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 835, 844/Lot# 1177


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10/18/2000 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1368, 1368/Lot# 1401 $163.50
3/13/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27033, 27033/Lot# 13173 $27.00
2/26/2009 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 340, 346/Lot# 8829 $287.50
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1452 $218.50
2/26/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/26/2012, 9/Lot# 39127 $220.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1068 $819.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/27/2012, 24/Lot# 49251 $20.00
8/29/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3497, 6051/Lot# 22144 $1,043.40


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1946 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3750595963677276899812314315517522028852780229606324785910093
41535960646973809210613014716219024336861915214081683686040
00000073809210613014716219024336861915214081683600
00000075859511513615116820526544771022415203734700
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4081
Owner: thehorseboy
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2960
Owner: CBC
 
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