Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,964,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.63 (2/27/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1934 50C MS obverse 1934 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

After years of depression, the economy finally began to recover. Thus, there was once again a need for half dollars in circulation. Production resumed in earnest at the Philadelphia Mint with nearly 7 million coins struck this year. Quality was pretty good, and even above gem the 1934-P Walker is available. In fact, 11 coins have been graded above MS67! (8/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1934 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 22.00 32.00 38.00 45.00 60.00 80.00 90.00 100.00 125 135 400 610 1350 6500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 130 150 425 725 2000 18000

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2537
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/8/1997 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1004, 1004/Lot# 1442 $370.60
1/25/2004 NGC MS 66   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2898 $299.00
10/31/2006 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #26111, 26111/Lot# 11995 $575.00
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(2), 1173/Lot# 3991 $1,527.50
7/1/2013 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3437, 3437/Lot# 1352 $95.00
12/15/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 157902 $89.10
2/23/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 792, 801/Lot# 565 $400.00
7/25/2014 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22292 $62.28


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828325485119155183216241298348392471101912231920409555057246
23282829396496131164194224260315363418654108714552645456560850
00000096131164194224260315363418654108714552645456500
000000108143174205233279331377445836115516883370503500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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