Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,652,000
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: $5.94 (5/24/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1934 S 50C MS obverse 1934 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The '34-S is the scarcest of the 1934 issues. Bruce Fox, in his The Complete Guide To Walking Liberty Half Dollars, notes that fully struck Gems are difficult to find, and that on average, strike is weaker on the reverse.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1934 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 19.00 38.00 110 120 150 275 450 675 1000 1325 3450 5450 23000 - - -
$ - - 130 165 300 485 750 1100 2150 4300 8450 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 884
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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2/5/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1566 $3,910.00
2/19/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2329, 2329/Lot# 1333 $1,232.00
7/28/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29082, 29082/Lot# 22200 $948.75
7/14/2013 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131330/Lot# 22347 $84.00
9/25/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1189/Lot# 4270 $1,880.00
11/17/2013 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 778, 787/Lot# 303 $195.00
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 148324 $70.00
3/27/2015 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 5607 $8,812.50
7/17/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 4435 $1,762.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1934 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828321272413395106097418209741152150519033332419058627683989212540
232828296416527439654365376787110331270163823793618474764698419107750
0000002743965436537678711033127016382379361847476469841900
0000003064535766977949231093138717702856390453057076915600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3618
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
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