The 1933 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1933 Half Dollar


Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1933
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $10.76

The US minted the 1933 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
1933 S San Francisco 1,786,000


This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $10.76. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $29.74 per ounce.

The 1933 S half dollar is worth around $17 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $40. In extremely fine condition the value is around $100. In uncirculated condition the price is around $850 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,500.

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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.



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1934 Half Dollar