Expert Comments

David Hall

In Choice Uncirculated condition, the 1946 is the rarest of the 1941 to 1947 Walking Liberty half dollars, though the 1947 is a close second. As in the case with all Philadelphia Walkers, strike is not a problem with this issue. There are many very frosty, fully lustrous Gems.

 

Diameter
30.00 millimeters
Designer
Adolph Alexander Weinman
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
12118000
Weight
12.50 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
12672
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 600000 R-1.5 54 / 66 TIE 54 / 66 TIE
All Grades 100000 R-2.0 53 / 66 TIE 53 / 66 TIE
60 or Better 20000 R-2.8 50 / 66 TIE 50 / 66 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2015:4688, $18,800

1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 3/2013:3645, $9,987.50

1 MS67+ PCGS grade
5 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade