Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 10,156,000
Catalog: KM-142
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.77 (8/27/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1945 S 50C MS obverse 1945 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1945-S Walking Liberty half had a relatively healthy mintage of just over 10 million coins, especially when compared to the 1946-S, which was over 60% lower. However, superb gem coins are still quite elusive, and NGC has only graded 34 coins at the MS67 level. (8/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1945 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.50 14.50 14.75 15.75 16.75 20.00 23.00 25.00 32.00 36.00 39.00 48.00 60.00 80.00 150 385 7300 - - -
$ 17.50 - 24.00 27.00 34.00 - 41.00 53.00 70.00 100.00 230 875 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7461
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 767 $242.00
6/22/2004 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24065, 24065/Lot# 13592 $201.25
4/25/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2843, 2843/Lot# 2070 $53.00
8/28/2011 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/28/2011, 133/Lot# 15963 $148.53
1/14/2013 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3413, 3413/Lot# 2182 $190.00
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 10882 $230.30
1/19/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 787, 796/Lot# 10118 $160.00
7/11/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6242 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1945 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828283245638510212714315117919824150211032807388552436925
23282828293651709111013214616018521232870216713166433858040
00000051709111013214616018521232870216713166433800
00000057789611913814817019222741590322393526479000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2807
Owner: Jackson
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1671
Owner: CBC
 
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