Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,279
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: $6.77 (8/27/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1940 50C PF obverse 1940 50C PF reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1940 proof Walking Liberty half had a mintage of some 11,279 pieces. As with all Walking Liberty half dollar proofs, most have little to no cameo contrast, especially on the sun.

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 PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 285 320 390 450 500 650 725 1075 5400 - -
$ - - - - - - 350 425 475 565 675 800 1550 -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2310
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/4/1997 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 1997 October Seattle Bullet #174, 174/Lot# 332 $467.50
9/10/2006 PCGS PF 66   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2675 $833.75
2/9/2011 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 3011, 3011/Lot# 1330 $603.75
10/17/2011 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 628, 635/Lot# 331 $654.35
10/7/2012 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 77455 $523.60
1/9/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 10920 $587.50
2/20/2015 PCGS PF 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3522, 6091/Lot# 21118 $329.00
  PCGS PF 67   Bonhams $936.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5075495936406887417687948118248408539151010117312881345142718083498864411047
521563608656705750776799815829844873946106412111307137215542371521394450
000000776799815829844873946106412111307137215542371521300
000000785805819834848894978111812491326139916812934692800
1940 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base615663713766822882913945964977996101010811189137315011566165720823942950212075
6316797307848428929239519689831000103311171250141515221596179827025795103590
000000923951968983100010331117125014151522159617982702579500
000000934957972989100510571153131114581544162619403322764800
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: PF 68
Points: 5213
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 3498
Owner: silvervet
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer