Walking Liberty Half Dollar Values

Nicknamed "The Walker," the Walking Liberty Half Dollar was minted by the United States government from 1916 to 1947. On the front it features Lady Liberty walking and holding an olive branch. On the reverser is shown a perched bald eagle. The coin was designed by Adolph A. Weinman and his initials, "AAW", appear under the eagle's wing feathers on the reverse. It is 30.6 mm in diameter, composed of 90% silver and 10% copper, and has a net weight of .36169 oz. pure silver. Mintmarks were located on the front under 'In God We Trust' in 1916 and 1917. In mid 1917, the mintmark was moved to the reverse to the upper left of 'half dollar' along the rim.

1916 D$48.00$57$95$165$260$310$380$2140..
1916 S$120$145$310$545$760$855$1190$5700..
1917 D Obv.$28.50$38.00$95$190$260$380$570$7600..
1917 D Rev.$15.20$19.00$52$190$335$640$855$17100..
1917 S Obv.$28.50$48.00$190$430$715$1330$2235$19000..
1917 S Rev.$15.20$17.10$19.00$38.00$76$190$335$11400..
1918 D$15.20$19.00$38.00$120$260$500$1140$23750..
1918 S$15.20$17.10$19.00$38.00$71$215$475$19000..
1919 D$23.75$40.00$110$380$950$1900$5700$142500..
1919 S$17.10$33.25$86$355$925$1805$3565$19000..
1920 D$15.20$19.00$81$260$545$855$1520$14250..
1920 S$15.20$17.10$28.50$95$310$475$855$11875..
1921 D$380$430$620$1045$2280$3325$5700$26600..
1921 S$52$76$285$950$3800$8075$13300$118750..
1923 S$15.20$19.00$38.00$145$380$715$1380$14250..
1927 S$15.20$17.10$19.00$57$215$545$1330$9500..
1928 S$15.20$17.10$19.00$95$335$475$950$10450..
1929 D$15.20$17.10$19.00$33.25$120$210$380$3040..
1929 S$15.20$17.10$19.00$33.25$135$230$450$3135..
1933 S$15.20$16.20$17.10$23.75$57$240$570$3325..
1934 D$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$42.75$95$145$1330..
1934 S$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$38.00$105$335$3800..
1935 D$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$38.00$71$130$1995..
1935 S$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$33.25$95$260$2850..
1936 D$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$23.75$57$76$570..
1936 S$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$23.75$62$130$810..
1937 D$15.20$17.10$19.00$23.75$38.00$105$190$810..
1937 S$15.20$17.10$19.00$20.90$28.50$71$145$715..
1938 D$71$95$120$145$165$240$475$1665..
1939 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$28.50$52$190..
1939 S$15.20$16.20$17.10$19.00$33.25$81$145$475..
1940 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$52$380..
1941 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$165..
1941 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$71$950..
1942 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$240..
1942 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$475..
1943 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$42.75$240..
1943 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$42.75$355..
1944 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$215..
1944 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$430..
1945 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$33.25$145..
1945 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$33.25$165..
1946 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$57$145..
1946 S$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$38.00$190..
1947 D$15.20$15.70$16.20$16.60$17.10$23.75$57$165..

These prices for Walking Liberty Halves are provided as a service to our readers. They are derived from numerous sources such as dealer price lists, advertisements in numismatic publications, and public auction results. Use these values as a guideline for evaluating the reasonableness of dealer prices, setting up trades with other collectors, and estimating the worth of your collection.

Some notes about grading:
  • G - Good: Major design elements are outlined but details are gone; the date may not be sharp (but should be readable) and the rim may not be complete.
  • VG - Very Good: Major design elements, letters and numerals are worn but clear.
  • F - Fine: Major elements are still clear but details are worn away.
  • VF - Very fine: Light even wear on high points, all lettering and design details are sharp.
  • XF - Extremely Fine: All design details are sharp; some mint luster remains.
  • AU – About Uncirculated: Traces of wear with at least half of the original luster remaining.
  • MS-60 – Mint State: A perfect coin with bright consistent luster and no scratches or contact marks.
  • MS-65 - Mint State: A gem coin - blemish free with sharp strike. Here it is presumed to have been professionally graded.

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