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1946 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS66 Brown Label

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1946 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS66 Brown Label

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Why purchase this Silver 1946 Walking Liberty Half Dollar?

Few coins in American history are as beloved as the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. The series ran from 1916, the year before the United States entered World War I, to 1947, two years after the Second World War ended, the coin features stunning patriotic imagery. This piece was struck at the Philadelphia Mint in the year after World War II ended.

  • This coin was $.50 U.S. legal tender.
  • This coin was struck from 12.5 g of .900 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The coin was part of a mintage of 12,118,000 pieces.
  • This piece comes from the penultimate issue in the series.
  • The Walking Liberty Half Dollar is one of the favorite coins for American collectors.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Mint State 66.
  • NGC provided the grade on a brown label.

Featuring a Patriotic Eagle Design by Adolph Weinman

Obverse: On the obverse is the iconic Walking Liberty design. Like the reverse image, this one was created by Adolph Weinman. The morning sun emerges from beyond the horizon as Liberty carries laurel and oak branches while draped in the American flag. Rim inscriptions include her name, "LIBERTY," the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the date, "1946." Best known for designing the Walking Liberty Half Dollar and the Mercury Dime, Adolph Weinman is an iconic name among coin collectors. Besides his major numismatic contributions, he also sculpted numerous pieces, some of which are still displayed prominently in multiple American cities.

Reverse: An eagle spreads its wings while perched on a mountain crag in Weinman's reverse design. Next to the bird is the statutory inscription "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Inscribed along the rim above and below the eagle, respectively, are the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin's face value, "HALF DOLLAR."

Beautifully Maintained MS66 with Brown Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided the grading information for this coin on a brown label. NGC graded the piece Mint State 66, which means that it was struck very well.

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This 1946 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar NGC MS66 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:1946
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS66
Label/Signature:Brown Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:11.250 g
Weight in Ounces:0.3617 oz
Diameter:30.6 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.50
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