- United States Coins
- Walking Liberty Half Dollars
- 1935 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
1935 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
1935 Walking Liberty half dollars are relatively common in terms of the series, which is generally divided into two categories: pre-1934 Walking Liberty halves and 1934-1947 Walking halves. 1935 was a relatively quiet year for the series, as there were no major varieties that year, though there have been reports of a doubled-die variety from that year. Of course, there are always other minor varieties to watch for, including die breaks, which can be found among all years of the Walking Liberty series.
The following are mintages and values (in Good-4) for 1935 Walking Liberty half dollars:
1935, 9,162,000 minted; $10
1935-D, 3,003,800; $10
1935-S, 3,854,000; $10
In uncirculated grades, 1935 Walkers are generally scarcer, with the exception of the Philadelphia issue, which is valued at around $50. The D- and S-mint Walkers, however, are priced much higher at $150 and $300, respectively.
Those who buy uncirculated Walking Liberty half dollars should be careful to avoid softly struck pieces. With enough searching, you will find more sharply struck pieces, and these are by far more desirable, look better in your coin collection, and will surely bring more come resell time than lackluster Walking Liberty half dollars. It pays to search hard for nice Walkers, and your due diligence will pay off in the end.