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: $6.30 (5/29/2017)
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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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10063
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 7549


Auction Prices Realized

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3/26/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65041, 65041/Lot# 24411 $48.00
11/12/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 194, 200/Lot# 804 $126.50
1/13/2008 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2475, 2475/Lot# 1332 $201.60
9/14/2008 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 898 $150.00
9/23/2012 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 75540 $61.60
7/21/2015 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 32241 $211.50
7/21/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 32248 $211.50
2/4/2016 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1232/Lot# 4027 $1,997.50


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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