Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,001,200
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.26 (10/19/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 1/9/2017

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1929 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 17.00 23.00 45.00 100.00 200 235 310 365 415 465 650 850 1350 2950 5850 - - - -
$ - - - - 370 - - - 900 1800 3750 10500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 907
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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10/24/2017 UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131743/Lot# 27475


Auction Prices Realized

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9/19/2010 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1600 $977.50
2/24/2011 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 561, 568/Lot# 7089 $2,501.25
12/8/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(4), 1162/Lot# 8565 $638.25
3/21/2012 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3246, 3246/Lot# 1408 $97.75
7/14/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 125837 $122.10
7/27/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2314 $2,585.00
9/25/2013 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8486 $440.63
2/26/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1218/Lot# 3876 $1,116.25


NGC Registry

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