Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,522,000
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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1937 50C MS obverse 1937 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1937 half dollar is one of the higher-mintage coins in the Walking Liberty series (9.522 million circulation strikes). It is, therefore, fairly easy to locate in most levels of preservation. The population decreases somewhat in Premium Gem and drops precipitously in MS67.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1937 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 17.75 24.00 25.00 28.00 35.00 43.00 48.00 60.00 85.00 105 225 400 1600 20000 - -
$ - - 26.00 30.00 38.00 - 50.00 65.00 95.00 115 270 675 3000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3161
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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8/6/2000 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1342, 1342/Lot# 1242 $626.75
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 278 $357.00
7/30/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 163, 168/Lot# 1185 $172.50
11/20/2007 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27114, 27114/Lot# 13296 $299.00
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1147 $351.00
9/22/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131340/Lot# 22195 $135.13
1/26/2014 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 167015 $66.00
8/1/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20172 $191.53


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828323763941151271471631792122983236489081886452660407900
2328282934467310111913415216819024130643173512342766503166600
0000007310111913415216819024130643173512342766503100
0000008410812314015817420126931554082115603646553500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2766
Owner: Ugakoivet
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2614
Owner: David Sachs
 
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