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 (5/23/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 50C MS obverse 1940 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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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: 4114
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 69


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5/23/2017 MS 68   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131721/Lot# 27417


Auction Prices Realized

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2/21/2005 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #29, 33/Lot# 492 $184.00
1/29/2006 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2152, 2152/Lot# 1373 $100.80
3/17/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction Session(4), 1153/Lot# 8294 $195.50
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1184 $616.88
5/18/2014 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 194543 $149.60
6/1/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131423/Lot# 24825 $182.13
6/30/2014 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20333 $232.65


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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