Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 11,346,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.43 (2/16/2020)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1943 D 50C MS obverse 1943 D 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This issue enjoyed a high mintage for a Denver-Mint half dollar, reflective of wartime economic conditions. Typical of Denver products of the period, most 1943-D halves are quite well struck. Gems are common through MS-67.

The obverse die doubling often reported and often submitted for variety attribution is the result of master doubling on either a working hub or even the 1943 master die. As such, it is not attributable as a variety by NGC.

A richer field for the collector is found in the two repunched mintmarks known for this issue. Both are interesting enough that NGC will attribute them, though as of this writing no examples have been submitted.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/17/2020

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1943 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 9.50 12.00 13.00 15.00 17.00 21.00 24.00 28.00 30.00 42.00 45.00 55.00 80.00 105 185 275 700 9600 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 80.00 115 235 375 2100 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5343
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/11/2020 1943 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--22366719491191191383311157183113463007--5343
----------------191---11
---------------5131715---50
-----------------1----1
Total--22366719491191191383311162184513733167--5405
 --0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%2%0%0%3%6%21%34%25%6%0%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828283259891061231391551942162623176337741619400453917106
232828282941699511212814416820123128042268010562414446659630
000000699511212814416820123128042268010562414446600
0000007910011713415018120924729952872713373209492900
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 4004
Owner: DHM
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1619
Owner: CBC
 
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