Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1942 is one of the three most common Walking Liberty half dollars in uncirculated and Gem condition, along with the 1943 and 1946-D. The typical 1942 is very well struck. Luster can be very frosty as many original uncirculated rolls were saved.

 

PCGS #
6614
Designer
Adolph Alexander Weinman
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
30.00 millimeters
Weight
12.50 grams
Mintage
47818000
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
1
Pop Lower
24936
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 2500000 R-1.0 63 / 66 TIE 63 / 66 TIE
All Grades 250000 R-1.8 63 / 66 TIE 63 / 66 TIE
60 or Better 62500 R-2.3 65 / 66 TIE 65 / 66 TIE
65 or Better 2500000
All Grades 250000
60 or Better 62500
65 or Better R-1.0
All Grades R-1.8
60 or Better R-2.3
65 or Better 63 / 66 TIE
All Grades 63 / 66 TIE
60 or Better 65 / 66 TIE
65 or Better 63 / 66 TIE
All Grades 63 / 66 TIE
60 or Better 65 / 66 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade
1 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade