Coin Specifications

Category: Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 28,206,000
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $5.92 (5/26/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1944 50C MS obverse 1944 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One would never consider the 1944 Walker to be a rare issue. More than 28 million coins were struck, and the average grade is MS63.8, indicating there are a great many high-grade (MS64 and better) coins available.

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1944 50C MS

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9757
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
7/15/1998 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1067, 1067/Lot# 1433 $70.85
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 1779 $776.25
1/30/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 72, 77/Lot# 552 $41.40
2/21/2010 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210031, 210031/Lot# 20077 $104.00
7/11/2013 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1187/Lot# 4128 $1,292.50
8/18/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131335/Lot# 22149 $45.00
8/25/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131336/Lot# 24149 $40.00
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 148236 $165.48
6/28/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3533, 6112/Lot# 20542 $70.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1944 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base202828282832374572891151311431631792304876742147529169849047
2328282829344054789812013515016819631654911653195585576720
0000004054789812013515016819631654911653195585500
00000042638310612613915617421340161216564243642000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2147
Owner: Jackson
 
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