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: $8.45 (11/24/2020)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1944 50C MS obverse 1944 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadlelphia Mint's output of half dollars during 1944 fell to nearly half of that the previous year. Quality control was not a high priority during the war years, and many of these coins are found poorly struck from very worn and distorted dies. Nevertheless, gems are common through MS-66, but collectors will want to shop around for a piece that was well struck from fresh dies.

There are no true varieties for 1944(P) half dollars, but some may be found with the "No AW" die state in which the designer's monogram has been polished off the reverse die.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/14/2020

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1944 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 12.75 13.00 13.50 16.00 19.00 20.00 22.00 28.00 33.00 38.00 44.00 50.00 65.00 95.00 170 1100 13500 - -
$ - - - - 30.00 - - - - 75.00 125 275 4700 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11170
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
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: 11/24/2020 1944 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--121871319451084569119567142939793372940833--11170
---------------21139---25
---------------1215176---50
----------------1-----1
Total--121871319451084569119567142939933389970983--11246
 --0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%4%0%1%5%13%36%30%9%1%0%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base323741455063677281891151271511792052553515511799583663816963
343842475464697584981191351601882222874189673145601865757311
000000697584981191351601882222874189673145601800
00000070788610612314317019623831948413834490619900
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1799
Owner: bob sacamento
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1799
Owner: CBC
 
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