Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 21,120
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.18 (10/21/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1942 50C PF obverse 1942 50C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In 1942, the final proof issues of the popular Walking Liberty design were issued. The mintage of 21,120 was the highest of any of the proof Walker dates. 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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1942 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 175 240 265 305 365 440 470 515 610 850 3750 24500 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 485 550 650 1250 7500
1942 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4600 6500 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4258
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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11/4/2017 PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1261/Lot# 19791


Auction Prices Realized

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7/12/1999 NGC PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1185, 1185/Lot# 1561 $261.60
10/31/2005 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #60, 65/Lot# 619 $667.00
9/10/2006 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2744 $586.50
12/26/2010 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211011/Lot# 20504 $488.75
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8595 $499.38
2/16/2014 PCGS PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 142253 $397.71
5/12/2014 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20352 $690.90
6/4/2014 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8533 $705.00
  PCGS PF 67   Bonhams $936.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1942 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base42944546348250252254156358460775280688499311151162122913581644349676469847
434451469489509528548570592655770832920103411311184127214532261487983800
000000548570592655770832920103411311184127214532261487900
000000556577599704788858957107411461207131515492879626300
1942 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base39841543144846648450552454456370575482993310511095115912841558334573749520
40442043745447249151153155061072177986497210661116120113752154468880890
00000051153155061072177986497210661116120113752154468800
000000518537557658738804898101210801138124214672749603100
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 4688
Owner: StanJustice
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 3345
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
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