Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,854,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.28 (11/18/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1935 S 50C MS obverse 1935 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1935-S Walking Liberty half had a relatively low mintage of only about 3.8 million pieces. Weak strikes plagued the Walking Liberty half series, especially those struck in San Francisco. Because of this, the 1935-S Walker is quite difficult to find in the grade MS66 or above.

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Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1935 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.00 15.00 16.00 21.00 40.00 105 125 145 220 260 305 405 525 975 2550 3750 25000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 1150 3050 4750 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 879
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
3/20/2003 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6045 $776.25
3/8/2006 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2172, 2172/Lot# 1267 $4,480.00
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 4754 $4,025.00
6/11/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 383, 389/Lot# 8065 $2,530.00
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1609 $3,105.00
2/3/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 98725 $165.00
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7807 $376.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1935 50C MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828321272683894945606487057878841138142728023594671087151113414016
2328282964174308424516589667732819969123418853066463373789521120950
00000030842451658966773281996912341885306646337378952100
0000003494595386196867608521053133123443330567180471032800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3594
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1427
Owner: CBC
 
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