Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,550,000
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 (9/20/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 S 50C MS obverse 1940 S 50C MS reverse


  
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1940 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 19.00 23.00 25.00 29.00 35.00 45.00 50.00 55.00 75.00 125 300 1075 17250 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3043
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Grade
Auction House
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6/1/1998 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1054, 1054/Lot# 1488 $152.60
4/17/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 83, 88/Lot# 656 $345.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3001 $1,437.50
10/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131245/Lot# 26930 $69.00
2/2/2014 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 168547 $101.20
9/5/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3498, 6052/Lot# 20241 $240.88
1/4/2017 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(7), 1251/Lot# 9848 $734.38
7/6/2017 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2017 July 6 - 9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1257/Lot# 7498 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832598911913917119019821233940480916684392587476989910
2328282829416999126150177193203254361539109525764886648284350
0000006999126150177193203254361539109525764886648200
00000079109132160184195207297382674138234845380709000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1668
Owner: martinlowens
 
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