Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,901
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: $6.79 (8/30/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 50C PF obverse 1936 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1936 was the first year in which proof coins were struck since 1915. Because of this, many ended up in the possession of non-numismatists who did not take proper care of the coins. This means that many 1936 proof Walkers show signs of mishandling. As with all Walking Liberty half dollar proofs, most have little to no cameo contrast, especially on the sun.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1936 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 675 925 1325 1750 2200 2450 2700 3650 5200 14000 85000 - -
$ - - - - - - 1900 2350 2550 2900 4050 6500 23000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1302
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/25/2004 PCGS PF 64   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2448 $3,450.00
5/5/2004 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 7818 $74,750.00
10/27/2004 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1954, 1954/Lot# 1371 $5,280.00
5/24/2010 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 482, 488/Lot# 284 $2,645.00
8/11/2013 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 132100 $4,345.00
6/30/2014 NGC PF 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20330 $2,585.00
8/5/2014 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4578 $5,992.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1238131914031490158316801731178118131834186618862154234229653167374040265806114761620019974
126513471432152116151697174717911820184418721975221625493032335838354619769613050174580
00000017471791182018441872197522162549303233583835461976961305000
00000017641802182718551879206422792757309935493930521295861462500
1936 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1445153616301729183219401997205220872111214521692465267333583580420645176448125331756021559
147515671663176318681959201520632095212221532267253429013432378843095160847614208188930
00000020152063209521222153226725342901343237884309516084761420800
000000203320752103213321612366260331293506399744135804105041588400
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 5806
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 5806
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
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