The 1943 Walking Liberty half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1943 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Year: 1943
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.33

The US minted the 1943 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1943 D half dollar and 1943 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin on the lower left side.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1943 Philadelphia 53,190,000
1943 D Denver 11,346,000
1943 S San Francisco 13,450,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.33 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1943 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 $18. In uncirculated condition the price is around $35 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $50.

The 1943 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 $18. In uncirculated condition the price is around $48 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $75.

Lastly the 1943 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 $18. In uncirculated condition the price is around $42 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $60.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1944 Half Dollar
1942 Half Dollar
1941 Half Dollar