Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,279
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.01 (6/22/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 50C PF obverse 1940 50C PF reverse


  
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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.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1940 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 285 320 390 450 500 650 725 1075 5400 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 475 585 675 800 1550 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2312
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
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2/13/2006 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2160, 2160/Lot# 1304 $812.00
7/7/2011 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 599, 606/Lot# 5343 $1,150.00
10/9/2011 PCGS PF 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/09/2011, 139/Lot# 12447 $605.00
1/29/2012 PCGS PF 66   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 2523 $576.00
2/5/2012 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131207/Lot# 21247 $488.75
2/28/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3504 $546.25
  PCGS PF 67   Bonhams $936.00
4/4/2017 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 4 - 6 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1253/Lot# 17825 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53255357559561864266568871373976679385697410661138133314211776395243615836
539560582603626650673696722748775814895100510901203136215392501408848530
000000673696722748775814895100510901203136215392501408800
000000680705730757784835935103511141268139216583227422500
1940 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base570593615637661684711735762789817846911103411311206141015021872412345466064
578600622645669693719744771798827868952106611561274144116252622426450520
000000719744771798827868952106611561274144116252622426400
000000727753780808836889993109911811342147117493373440500
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 4088
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 3952
Owner: silvervet
 
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