Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,450,000
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: $6.96 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1943 S 50C MS obverse 1943 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1943-S Walking Liberty half dollar usually comes with quite a poor strike. However, they are quite plentiful in the grade MS66 and above.

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Price Guide

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1943 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.50 14.75 15.75 16.75 22.00 24.00 29.00 33.00 40.00 50.00 60.00 75.00 115 265 700 5700 - - -
$ 17.50 - 25.00 31.00 35.00 - 53.00 65.00 85.00 140 340 1450 10000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5250
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
9/10/2006 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 177 $391.00
12/18/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 118, 123/Lot# 1447 $43.70
9/19/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2424, 2424/Lot# 1405 $358.40
12/4/2008 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 December Houston, TX Signature Coin Auction #1118, 1118/Lot# 8031 $57.00
7/10/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131129/Lot# 20278 $74.00
7/7/2013 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 126599 $176.60
3/16/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131412/Lot# 22892 $211.50
6/23/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20296 $209.15


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832548110211513515120123026532382013093216440358887715
232828282939638810612214016821124228448998319453612489864970
000000638810612214016821124228448998319453612489800
0000007295111128146184220253304654114625804007539300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3216
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1309
Owner: ISali
 
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