Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,964,000
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: $5.73 (2/14/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1934 50C MS obverse 1934 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As the economy began to improve after the depression, the need for half dollars in circulation necessitated increased and more frequent production. This year marked the beginning of a nearly uninterrupted production of Walkers at every branch of the Government Mint through the end of the series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1934 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 20.00 32.00 38.00 45.00 55.00 90.00 95.00 125 140 425 660 1450 6750 - -
$ - - 42.00 50.00 60.00 - - 130 160 500 775 2850 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2467
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/5/2000 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1317, 1317/Lot# 1440 $370.60
1/13/2004 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24013, 24013/Lot# 11150 $75.90
2/7/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 219, 225/Lot# 5650 $115.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 68   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 2129 $345.00
8/3/2011 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 3113, 3113/Lot# 1393 $391.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1375 $834.00
9/9/2012 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 64694 $45.99
12/15/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 157902 $89.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828325485119155183216241298348392471101912231920409555057246
22282829396496131164194224260314362418653108714552645456560850
00000096131164194224260314362418653108714552645456500
000000107143173205232279331377444836115516873370503500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1920
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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