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1943 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65

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1943 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65

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Why purchase this Silver 1943 Walking Liberty Half Dollar?

In 1943, America was at war both in Europe and in the Pacific. It was among the most challenging times in American history. This Walking Liberty Half Dollar, part of a series that debuted the year that the United States got involved in the First World War, comes from that extraordinary time. This coin is perfect for students of American history and others looking for a connection with the past.

  • This coin was struck during World War II.
  • The Walking Liberty Half Dollar is among the most beautiful coins in American history.
  • This piece was struck on a 12.5 g planchet of .900 fine silver.
  • This piece comes from a mintage of 53,190,000 pieces.
  • Both faces of this coin bear designs by Adolph Weinman.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 65.

Classic Walking Liberty Design by Adolph Weinman

Adolph Weinman designed both faces of this coin. Weinman is most famous for this series and the Mercury Dime. In addition to his numismatic work, he also designed many sculptures, some of which remain on display in major American cities. Obverse: The obverse bears the patriotic Walking Liberty design. The morning sun emerges from beyond the horizon as an American flag-draped Liberty carries branches in the foreground. Obverse inscriptions include the figure's name, "LIBERTY," the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the date, "1943."

Reverse: An eagle proudly spreads its wings perched upon a mountain crag on the reverse. To the left is the statutory motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM." The name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin's face value, "HALF DOLLAR," are inscribed along the rim.

Well Preserved MS65

This coin received a grade of Mint State 65 from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That grade indicates that the coin was struck well and shows no traces of wear.

Add this 1943 Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar to your collection today.



This 1943 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65 is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1943
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9000
Weight in Grams:12.5 g
Weight in Ounces:0.4019 oz
Diameter:30.6 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.50
Mintage:53,190,000
Reverse Design:Walking Liberty Design
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Adolph A. Weinman
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Adolph A. Weinman
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