Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 9,966,800
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $8.23 (11/29/2020)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1945 D 50C MS obverse 1945 D 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is another wartime issue that was widely hoarded by the roll when new, and it is common through the grade of MS-67. Typical of Denver Mint coins from the period, the 1945-D half dollar is more often seen well struck than its coastal cousins.

A very minor DDO variety is noted, but of more interest are the several RPMs. These are fairly subtle, and as of this writing none have been submitted to NGC for variety attribution.

This is yet another issue that may be found with the monogram "AW" polished off the reverse die.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/14/2020

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1945 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 12.75 13.00 13.50 15.00 17.00 20.00 22.50 25.00 35.00 40.00 45.00 55.00 75.00 115 150 825 10000 - -
$ - - - - 28.00 - - - - 80.00 120 240 3250 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9716
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 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 1945 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---15211611491082281244872363403922652123--9716
---------------1-932--15
---------------8224620---96
------------------2---2
Total---15211611491082281244872372406123202375--9829
 ---0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%0%1%5%24%41%24%2%0%-- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1945 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base374150545967728185981231431631832122884095021531515860897960
3844515662697582891061301501701932373284408452740546867138358
0000007582891061301501701932373284408452740546800
00000078849411513615617620226336947111883949577900
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 5468
Owner: DHM
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2740
Owner: bob sacamento
 
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