The 1920 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1920 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1920
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $5.99

The US minted the 1920 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1920 D half dollar and 1920 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
1920 Philadelphia 6,372,000
1920 D Denver 1,551,000
1920 S San Francisco 4,624,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $5.99 as of December 07, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $16.57 per ounce.

The 1920 half dollar with no mint mark is worth around $18 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $45. In extremely fine condition the value is around $80. In uncirculated condition the price is around $425 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $700.

The 1920 D half dollar is worth around $18 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $250 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $450. In uncirculated condition the price is around $3,000 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $4,500.

Lastly the 1920 S half dollar is worth around $18 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $90 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $230. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,200 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $3,000.

Grading System

Good- The rims of the coin are defined. The motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on the front of the coin 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:

1921 Half Dollar
1919 Half Dollar
1918 Half Dollar