Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,812,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $8.72 (12/2/2020)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1939 50C MS obverse 1939 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint's production of half dollars in 1939 advanced about 50% of 1938's small figure, and this was a reflection of returning economic activity following the severe recession of 1937-38. This issue is plentiful through the grade of MS-67.

A nice doubled-die obverse variety is known for 1939(P) halves, and this is attributed by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/14/2020

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1939 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 19.00 30.00 26.00 30.00 37.00 42.00 55.00 60.00 75.00 90.00 170 235 685 7200 - -
$ - - - - 38.00 - - - 75.00 100.00 175 330 1200 17500

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3826
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/1/2020 1939 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--24691162341170-38150303874117974224721--3826
----------------110221--34
---------------4211171--35
------------------2---2
Total--24691162341170-38150303878118276328823--3897
 --0%0%0%0%0%0%1%1%4%-1%4%8%23%30%20%7%1%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1939 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3754596367851061231311431511792202372783365516091375448554317155
4356606473921121261351461601932262512974085708642412480060067513
0000001121261351461601932262512974085708642412480000
00000011712813914817020623126431747959011203448511600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2412
Owner: FJF3rd
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2412
Owner: lsn5985
 
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