Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,940,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.16 (9/25/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1928 S 50C MS obverse 1928 S 50C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®


Click on a coin to see VarietyPlus details.

Description & Analysis

Description and Analysis coming soon.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1928 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 16.00 20.00 30.00 80.00 240 545 640 975 1075 1200 1350 1950 3150 5350 11450 24500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 5800 17500 - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 505
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/28/2004 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 6048 $1,897.50
5/21/2008 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 2532, 2532/Lot# 1358 $20.00
9/19/2010 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1599 $920.00
2/28/2012 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3399 $6,325.00
11/29/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1177/Lot# 9424 $1,762.50
4/8/2013 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 3425, 3425/Lot# 2047 $9.00
12/29/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/29/2013, 170/Lot# 160912 $26.00
8/10/2016 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(3), 1238/Lot# 4871 $3,995.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20283263268602847104812861426161217251817236229003567528573979547121291519418798
232942131379684914112713331488165017561999254131224140598981141040813151163950
00000091411271333148816501756199925413122414059898114104081315100
00000098112071379155016871786218027213345471266938830112681417200
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2900
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1612
Owner: supertooth
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

Dancing with Dates, Part Five

2/17/2009 — This month, David W. Lange takes a look at the intricate date styles of the half-dollar series.
View full article >
The 1928-S "Large S" Coins

9/1/2003 — "Cherrypicking" is the term applied by collectors to the hunt for scarce and rare coins that can be purchased at the price of common items. My favorite cherrypick has long been the Large S mintmark varieties unique to 1928.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer