Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.65 (2/27/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue often comes weakly struck. This fact, plus the low mintage of under 4 million coins, means that this particular issue is quite difficult to find in grade MS66 and above.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.00 15.00 16.00 19.00 28.00 70.00 78.00 88.00 105 140 160 185 235 310 775 1450 13000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 350 1150 2350 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1292
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/29/1997 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1997 ANA Bullet Sale #176, 176/Lot# 511 $253.00
2/4/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2322, 2322/Lot# 1458 $224.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1962 $173.00
4/21/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 111246 $432.43
7/7/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 126592 $227.70
12/29/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 784, 793/Lot# 126 $325.00
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7810 $229.13
7/7/2016 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(1), 1237/Lot# 3633 $1,762.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283285171251314357412450489515620774145019034086549372329348
2328282950114198272328375425463498550671999160126314555607379370
000000198272328375425463498550671999160126314555607300
0000002242933433944374765065857231225175233585024665200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: supertooth
 
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