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1944-D Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65 Brown Label

1944-D Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65 Brown Label
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Why add this Silver 1944-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar to your collection?

In 1944, the United States and most of the world were facing the existential threat of Nazi Germany. To turn the tide of the war, the Allies organized the largest amphibious invasion in history, which took place on what is known simply as "D-Day." This coin was struck at the Denver Mint in that historic year and provides a poignant connection with one of the most important events in world history.

  • This coin was $.50 U.S. legal tender.
  • It was struck on a 12.5 g planchet of .900 fine silver.
  • This coin was part of a mintage of 9,769,000 pieces.
  • The Walking Liberty Half Dollar is one of the most popular historic American coin series among collectors.
  • This coin was struck in the same year as the D-Day invasion.
  • This piece bears the "D" mint mark of the Denver Mint.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 65.

Famous Walking Liberty Design by Adolph Weinman

Obverse: Like the reverse, the obverse was designed by Adolph Weinman. The morning sun begins to rise, shining on an American flag draped Liberty as she carries laurel and oak branches. Her image is joined by three inscriptions, which note her name, "LIBERTY," the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the date, "1944." Adolph Weinman designed two of the most important pieces of America's early 20th century numismatic renaissance, the Walking Liberty Half Dollar and the Mercury Dime. Besides making these and other numismatic contributions, he was also a sculptor, and visitors to many cities in the United States can see his work on display to this day.

Reverse: The reverse bears an image of a proud eagle perched on a mountain crag with its wings out. A mountain pine sapling, a symbol of the issuing nation, extends from a crack in the rock. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "HALF DOLLAR" are inscribed along the rim, while "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is on the left.

Beautifully Preserved MS65

The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) determined that this coin is in Mint State 65 condition. That means that the coin was struck well.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1944-D Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar.

This 1944-D Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS65 Brown Label 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:1944
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:D
Grading Service:NGC
Label/Signature:Brown Label
Diameter:30.6 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
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