Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,156,000
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: $7.00 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1940 50C MS obverse 1940 50C MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Description and Analysis coming soon.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1940 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.50 14.75 15.75 16.75 20.00 22.00 23.00 30.00 36.00 39.00 45.00 60.00 80.00 155 265 900 7500 - -
$ 17.50 - 22.50 25.00 32.00 - 43.00 50.00 65.00 105 175 375 1600 -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4086
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/4/2016 MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131640/Lot# 21247
10/5/2016 MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1240/Lot# 3896


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/18/1998 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1106, 1106/Lot# 1451 $70.85
11/25/2003 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23121, 23121/Lot# 13545 $57.50
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 7764 $218.50
9/24/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 180, 186/Lot# 1048 $149.50
10/23/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131144/Lot# 21381 $139.15
7/22/2012 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 57836 $132.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24747 $57.50
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 760 $483.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832374576981311511671752302555027131558403654317155
2328282829344055831091381561701932383375729952384450160060
0000004055831091381561701932383375729952384450100
00000042669112014416217221224742064312763210496600
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2384
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1558
Owner: kmag100
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

Dancing with Dates, Part Five

2/17/2009 — This month, David W. Lange takes a look at the intricate date styles of the half-dollar series.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer