The 1928 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1928 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1928
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 1928 S half dollar. No other half dollar series were minted for this year. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin on the lower left side.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1928 S San Francisco 1,940,000

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 1928 S half dollar is worth around $13 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $75 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $180. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,250 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:

1929 Half Dollar
1927 Half Dollar