Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
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: $7.39 (7/30/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox, a renowned expert in the field, examples of this issue with a full or nearly full strike command a premium over standard price levels.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 65.00 75.00 85.00 100.00 140 155 175 225 290 825 1400 11000 - - -
$ - - 80.00 90.00 110 - 165 195 235 385 1150 2600 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1286
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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8/14/2016 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(6), 1238/Lot# 7816


Auction Prices Realized

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5/10/1999 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1161, 1161/Lot# 1473 $844.75
3/1/2006 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Auction #412, 412/Lot# 1551 $2,070.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1192 $1,092.50
6/11/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 383, 389/Lot# 8068 $747.50
2/3/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 98728 $51.00
4/14/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20309 $690.90
6/4/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8482 $705.00
11/30/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131449/Lot# 23166 $224.43


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: Doc's Walkers
 
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