Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,156,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.21 (9/25/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 50C MS obverse 1940 50C MS reverse


  
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1940 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 19.00 22.00 23.00 30.00 34.00 40.00 45.00 60.00 90.00 145 215 765 6000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 105 160 275 1075 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4145
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/25/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23031, 23031/Lot# 11370 $149.50
4/2/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 365 $184.00
6/15/2011 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3085, 3085/Lot# 1394 $230.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1175/Lot# 3730 $705.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2282 $217.38
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 201414 $141.90
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 760 $483.00
7/9/2017 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131729/Lot# 25124 $114.00


NGC Registry

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