Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,884,000
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: $5.89 (5/25/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1936 S 50C MS obverse 1936 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

According to Bruce Fox, a renowned expert in the field, examples of this issue with a full or nearly full strike command a premium over standard price levels.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1936 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 17.00 25.00 65.00 75.00 85.00 100.00 155 175 225 290 825 1400 11000 - - -
$ - - 80.00 90.00 110 165 195 235 385 1150 2600 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1287
Low Grade: VG
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
10/5/1999 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #10004, 10004/Lot# 3598 $3,200.00
10/29/2003 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1799, 1799/Lot# 1353 $577.50
4/11/2011 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 574, 581/Lot# 1949 $897.00
12/2/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/02/2012, 51/Lot# 84358 $60.50
9/22/2013 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131340/Lot# 22194 $193.88
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1182 $675.62
3/6/2015 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 289 $1,175.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828283285171251314357412450489515620774145019034086549372329348
2328282950114198272328375425463498550671999160126314555607379370
000000198272328375425463498550671999160126314555607300
0000002242933433944374765065857231225175233585024665200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1903
Owner: Doc's Walkers
 
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