The 1935 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1935 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1935
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .36169 oz.
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.01

The US minted the 1935 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1935 D half dollar and 1935 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
1935 Philadelphia 9,162,000
1935 D Denver 3,003,800
1935 S San Francisco 3,854,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.01 as of December 10, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $16.63 per ounce.

The 1935 half dollar with no mint mark is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16. In extremely fine condition the value is around $19. In uncirculated condition the price is around $40 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $70.

The 1935 D half dollar is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $30. In uncirculated condition the price is around $140 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $300.

Lastly the 1935 S half dollar is worth around $9 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $16 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $26. In uncirculated condition the price is around $275 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $465.

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:

1936 Half Dollar
1934 Half Dollar
1933 Half Dollar