Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 28,206,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.54 (2/22/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1944 50C MS obverse 1944 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With over 28 million coins struck, the 1944 Walking Liberty half dollar is by no means a rare coin. Additionally, quality was quite high this year, as evidenced by the fact that NGC has graded over 90 coins at the grade MS67 or above.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1944 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 19.00 22.00 23.00 30.00 33.00 38.00 42.00 50.00 60.00 105 175 1275 13500 - -
$ - - - - 31.00 - - - - 65.00 125 265 5000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9957
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/27/2000 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1381, 1381/Lot# 1400 $32.75
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 638 $8,050.00
10/2/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131141/Lot# 24292 $65.00
1/8/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/08/2012, 2/Lot# 29825 $45.00
12/2/2012 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 728, 737/Lot# 10167 $30.00
12/1/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131350/Lot# 22236 $92.00
12/8/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131351/Lot# 24155 $101.05
3/6/2015 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 301 $12,925.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832374572891151311431631792304876742147529169849047
2328282829344054789812013515016819631654911653195585576720
0000004054789812013515016819631654911653195585500
00000042638310612613915617421340161216564243642000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: jackson64
 
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