1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sells for Record $81,562

1938 Proof Walking Liberty Half Dollar (Image Courtesy of GreatCollections)

As a general rule here at USCoinNews, I don’t post much about high-end coin auctions. Not because I don’t find them interesting, but more about one of the founding principles of the site: Focus is on those who enjoy the hobby, for the hobby and not necessarily for investments. But everyone once in a while a coin gets sold at auction that is just to impressive to pass on tell others about it. That’s the …

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Today’s Deal – 1920 Walking Liberty Half Dollar in Very Fine for $30

1920 Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Today’s Deal is a great opportunity to pick up an excellent example of a Walking Liberty Half Dollar. Right now, Joel D Rettew Rare Coins has a 1920 Walker available in Very Fine condition for $29.95. Normally the 1920 coins go for around $45 in VF so this makes it a great value. US Coin News is an affiliate partner with Amazon. Today’s Deal articles contains links that, when clicked and a purchase is made, will generate …

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Today’s Deal – 1945 Walking Liberty Half Dollar in Mint State for $40

1945-P Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Earlier this morning, I posted an article about my unhealthy relationship with the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. I love this design and these coins and they are certainly one of my obsessions for what I have and what I want to have in my collection. I mentioned in that article that many late, non-key date coins are readily available for under $100 in Mint State. Today’s Deal is a great example of it. Right now …

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My Unhealthy Relationship With The Walking Liberty Half Dollar

1943 Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Most coin collectors have a coin that they are obsessed with, be it one they own or want to own. For many, this is often times the first coin that turned them onto the hobby. For me, that is the Winged Head “Mercury” Dime. It was the first “old” coin I remember seeing as a teenager and it hooked me on what has been a nearly life long hobby. But there is another coin from …

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