1945 Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar * Choice BU 1945 Walker

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We are pleased to offer for sale this 1945 Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar Brilliant Uncirculated (BU).  This Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar is in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, with nice eye appeal and no major marks or visible problems.  These coins usually grade MS-63 or MS-64, making them a great value at this price, they come from original BU Rolls. This Walking Liberty Half Dollar is of great worth to the collector or numismatist that needs to fill a hole in their circulated Walking Liberty Half Dollar set.  

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At a glance
Year: 
1945
Coin Type: 
Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Denomination: 
Half Dollar (50C)
Grade: 
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU)
Composition: 
.9 (90%) Silver and 0.1 (10%) Copper. Over all composition is 90% Silver
Edge Type: 
Reeded
Diameter: 
30.60 mm
Mass: 
12.50 grams (each)
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Walking Liberty Half Dollars

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The Coinage Act of 1890 required that each coin design be in production for a minimum of 25 years. In 1915, U.S. Mint Director Robert W. Woolley misinterpreted the act and determined that no coin design could stay in production for more than 25 years. Determined that he must replace the Barber Half Dollar, as it had been in production for almost 25 years, Mr. Woolley requested and was granted permission to redesign the half dollar, as well as the dime and the quarter dollar.

German born sculptor Adolph Weinman won a competition among a limited group of artists for the new designs and was commissioned for both the new dime and half-dollar. The figure of Liberty is, in his own words, "progressing in full stride toward the dawn of a new day, carrying branches of laurel and oak, symbolic of civil and military glory." On the reverse side is the image of an eagle meant to represent fearlessness and power. Beneath the tips of the eagle's wings is Weinman's monogram of AW.

On all 1916 coins and some 1917 coins the mintmark can be found on the obverse side below the motto IN GOD WE TRUST. On some 1917 issues and all subsequent issues, the mintmark is found on the reverse, to the left of the words HALF DOLLAR.

Many collectors and numismatics believe this half dollar to be one of the most exquisite silver coins to be issued from the U.S. Mint.

Walking Liberty Half Dollars were issued by the Philadelphia, Denver and, San Francisco Mints.

Dates Composition Weight Diameter Edge
1916-1947 90% Silver, 10% Copper 12.5 grams 30.6mm Reeded
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