Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 9,162,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.00 (6/19/2018)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1935 50C MS obverse 1935 50C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

1935 saw a large surge in mintage of Philadelphia Walking Liberty halves to some 9,162,000 coins. They weren't well preserved, and are quite rare above MS66, but one MS68 has been graded by NGC, so nice ones are out there!

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/9/2017

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1935 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.00 15.00 16.00 17.00 21.00 25.00 27.00 35.00 43.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 75.00 115 270 475 3400 15500 - -
$ - - - - 45.00 - - - 80.00 140 365 800 6100 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2568
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, 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: 6/18/2018 1935 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base11118655925144127171349875696216261--2568
----------------111---3
--------------14262---15
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Total11118655925144127171350879699223291--2586
 0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %6 %0 %1 %7 %14 %34 %27 %9 %1 %0 %-- 

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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
5/29/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 89, 94/Lot# 703 $442.75
10/10/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2939, 2939/Lot# 1557 $126.50
3/23/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131413/Lot# 24229 $86.00
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 201412 $183.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6171 $205.63
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 758 $201.00
11/30/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131449/Lot# 23165 $76.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1935 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283237638911913917119020923731436980912062775384551936863
232828293446729912615017719621826333251694117293132429457500
000000729912615017719621826333251694117293132429400
00000080109132160184203228288351662107422523488474400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1206
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1206
Owner: Jay Carr
 
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