Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,450,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.18 (10/21/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1943 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00 18.00 22.00 24.00 27.00 35.00 37.00 45.00 50.00 70.00 100.00 275 575 5000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 115 345 1000 11000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5281
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 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 176 $402.50
5/27/2009 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 8022 $253.00
8/19/2012 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3331, 3331/Lot# 1774 $300.00
2/17/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 739, 748/Lot# 230 $550.00
7/7/2013 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/07/2013, 82/Lot# 126599 $176.60
7/25/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22309 $203.28
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6227 $217.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1943 50C MS S
 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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