Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 1,676,000
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: $6.83 (8/24/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1937 D 50C MS obverse 1937 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Many specialists consider this issue to be one of the toughest dates in the entire 1934 to 1947 span, despite higher values for a few other issues. Considering all grades, only the 1934-S, 1935-D, and 1935-S issues have lower total NGC populations.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1937 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 40.00 100.00 110 130 165 205 215 260 290 365 630 1000 4650 - - -
$ - - 115 140 175 - 225 270 310 400 800 2100 13000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1169
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/27/2007 NGC MS 67   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1270 $661.00
11/6/2007 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2007 November Dallas, TX US Coin Signature Auction #452, 452/Lot# 869 $4,025.00
10/16/2011 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3155, 3155/Lot# 1652 $725.00
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 148320 $400.00
5/5/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20247 $552.25
12/7/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 833, 842/Lot# 236 $250.00
  PCGS MS 66   Bonhams $1,521.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1937 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2028282859131223304384434502546615655737844134518253418465862048100
23282838831622503314014575175696286827731011150523563831517368360
0000002503314014575175696286827731011150523563831517300
0000002773574174795315926427108081178166528874245568900
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1825
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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