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: $6.96 (9/30/2016)
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

The 1937-D Walking Liberty half has one of the lowest mintages of the post-1934 Walker series with only 1,676,000 coins struck. However, it is still readily available in gem and above.

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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 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1172
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
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10/4/2016 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131640/Lot# 21930
10/5/2016 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1240/Lot# 3889
10/5/2016 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7469


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
5/10/1999 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1161, 1161/Lot# 1474 $174.40
5/14/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22053, 22053/Lot# 15326 $322.00
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1756 $586.50
11/15/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 195, 201/Lot# 5900 $897.00
9/2/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131237/Lot# 20226 $211.50
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 180733 $632.50
11/30/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131449/Lot# 23167 $235.00
12/19/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3513, 6082/Lot# 22188 $411.25
  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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