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: $7.05 (9/26/2016)
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

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.

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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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1290
Low Grade: VG
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
9/27/2000 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1362, 1362/Lot# 1354 $185.30
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2822 $810.00
4/27/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1154/Lot# 10793 $431.25
2/19/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/19/2012, 8/Lot# 35665 $990.00
12/9/2012 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 729, 738/Lot# 76 $750.00
9/22/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131340/Lot# 22757 $188.00
4/14/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20309 $690.90
10/10/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15317 $193.88


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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