Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,550,000
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: $7.36 (7/29/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 S 50C MS obverse 1940 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1940 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.60 15.00 16.00 17.00 23.00 25.00 29.00 35.00 50.00 55.00 65.00 80.00 130 360 1200 19000 - - -
$ 18.00 - 26.00 32.00 38.00 - 60.00 70.00 95.00 190 410 1600 36000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3050
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/4/2001 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2001 F.U.N. Signature Sale #244, 244/Lot# 7868 $891.25
5/31/2001 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 8487 $316.25
5/7/2006 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2200, 2200/Lot# 1448 $425.60
10/9/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 108, 113/Lot# 1248 $41.40
9/4/2011 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1422 $368.00
3/24/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131314/Lot# 20269 $217.38
11/17/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 151482 $272.80
9/5/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3498, 6052/Lot# 20241 $240.88


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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