The 1919 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1919 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1919
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $7.44

The US minted the 1919 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1919 D half dollar and 1919 S half dollar. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin on the lower left side.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1919 Philadelphia 962,000
1919 D Denver 1,165,000
1919 S San Francisco 1,552,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $7.44 as of October 06, 2022. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $20.58 per ounce.

The 1919 half dollar with no mint mark is worth around $35 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $265. In extremely fine condition the value is around $550. In uncirculated condition the price is around $2,850 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $3,500.

The 1919 D half dollar is worth around $35 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $350 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $1,000. In uncirculated condition the price is around $5,000 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $9,500.

Lastly the 1919 S half dollar is worth around $25 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $300 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $950. In uncirculated condition the price is around $4,500 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $8,750.

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Grading System

Good- The rims of the coin are defined. The motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" is readable.

Very fine- The lines on Lady Liberty's skirt look sharp. There is a small amount of wear on Lady Liberty's right arm and breast.

Extremely fine- Almost all of Lady Liberty's gown lines are visible.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1920 Half Dollar
1918 Half Dollar
1917 Half Dollar