Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,001,200
Catalog: KM-142
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.77 (8/28/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1929 D 50C MS obverse 1929 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In 1929, the Denver Mint produced its first half dollars since 1921. Only about a million coins were produced, but many were not well circulated due to the stock market crash. However, they are quite rare in gem, and extremely rare in MS66 and above.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1929 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.50 15.00 21.00 40.00 110 220 235 330 390 435 510 660 850 1400 2850 5750 - - - -
$ - - 255 365 425 - 535 725 1100 1700 3500 9000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 879
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1487 $2,415.00
8/30/2010 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2915, 2915/Lot# 1443 $391.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 10458 $2,070.00
10/18/2012 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1175/Lot# 9110 $881.25
7/14/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 125837 $122.10
10/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 775, 784/Lot# 1076 $2,950.00
7/13/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 206282 $19.89
10/8/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1210/Lot# 4793 $5,287.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1929 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24324563123354502629760842951102110661256143819282900385252016873891311370
2736518320040354467378787897410361129131716012252321743025758755397320
00000054467378787897410361129131716012252321743025758755300
00000058771681591599810511193137717652576353547516316823300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1928
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1256
Owner: Doc's Walkers
 
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