Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 2,552,000
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: $5.90 (5/27/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1939 S 50C MS obverse 1939 S 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1939-S can be located through MS66 without too much difficulty, MS67 pieces are more elusive, and anything finer is virtually unobtainable.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/3/2016

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1939 S 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 13.50 15.00 15.50 18.00 35.00 70.00 80.00 90.00 125 160 175 215 240 330 585 1700 16750 - -
$ - - 85.00 100.00 135 170 185 225 250 415 850 5750 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1963
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
5/14/2007 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2007 May US Coin Online Session #435, 435/Lot# 8571 $230.00
12/5/2010 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 2972, 2972/Lot# 1783 $1,121.25
1/17/2011 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 550, 557/Lot# 350 $1,380.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1415 $805.00
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1189/Lot# 8514 $305.50
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 148247 $225.50
10/10/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3503, 6057/Lot# 20269 $246.75
2/21/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131609/Lot# 21116 $305.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1939 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base20282828378517926533337843747750253260766184411032147303841785608
232828315311620828834839845048551255762572293014512444341846550
00000020828834839845048551255762572293014512444341800
000000236310363417464494522582643783101717992741379800
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: martinlowens
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: thehorseboy
 
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