Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 8,098,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.53 (2/19/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1941 S 50C MS obverse 1941 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As with most 1940's San Francisco Walking Liberty halves, the strike on 1941-S issues was usually quite weak. Due to this and other quality problems, this issue is hard to find in grades above MS66.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1941 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 30.00 36.00 43.00 60.00 70.00 80.00 95.00 120 200 650 1225 22500 - - -
$ - - - 44.00 - - - - 135 250 775 2300 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5811
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
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3003 $776.25
6/7/2006 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2215, 2215/Lot# 1213 $106.40
9/13/2006 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 2205 $1,380.00
12/11/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 117, 122/Lot# 131 $172.50
5/27/2012 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1063 $1,404.00
1/5/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/05/2014, 176/Lot# 159647 $181.50
3/31/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33197 $217.38
2/21/2016 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131609/Lot# 21118 $470.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1941 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4150595963676712317521226230432038145064216392433842888691100313861
445359606467851401872282763093404045149741903443185759580119550
00000085140187228276309340404514974190344318575958000
00000010415719924529031436042757813062168642987221029100
1941 S 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4554636367728113118322026832033639546366316492439847288891100913862
485763646875971481952362853253554175299911912445086119595119600
00000097148195236285325355417529991191244508611959500
00000011416520725230233037544059613202175646187501030200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2433
Owner: jackson64
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 1903
Owner: Gary Sullivan
 
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