GTG: 1943-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by jtlee321, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    Well this beauty arrived in the mail today. I was amazed at how fast it showed up. Plus one to the USPS, I bought it on Friday and it show's up on Monday from Denver. :)

    Well she is just as gorgeous as I was hoping. Have fun.

    Typical for the 43-S this one has a weaker strike. Fully struck examples are extremely difficult to find.
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  3. heavycam.monstervam

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  4. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I'm seeing a 65 maybe plus......Justin question????? Now I don't know of any 43 s ddo's but....maybe you should compare the IGWT and date to a 43 P ddo. Looking like some doubling going on there...
     
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  5. Dave Waterstraat

    Dave Waterstraat dave700x

    And always priced accordingly.

    MS64+
     
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  6. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

  7. IBetASilverDollar

    IBetASilverDollar Well-Known Member

    One of my favorite coins in my short time collecting, absolutely love the reverse especially.

    Anyways no experience on how these grade, the only one I own is a 65 and yours looks nicer to me so I'm gonna guess MS66
     
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  10. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

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  11. Yankee42

    Yankee42 Well-Known Member

    There are some
     
  12. SuperDave

    SuperDave Free the Cartwheels!

    FS-101, most noticeable in E_TRUS. This one looks good for it, although it's not really a value-adder as it's available into Condition Census.

    It compares favorably with MS66's I checked out.
     
  13. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    LOL... Sorry, I've been busy shooting a bunch of Peace Dollars for a client.

    I indeed checked it for the DDO as soon as I received it and it is the FS-101. As @SuperDave mentioned, it doesn't really add any value as they are very common in '43. IIRC there was a doubled working hub that made most of the '43 P, D and S coins have the same doubling.
     
  14. SuperDave

    SuperDave Free the Cartwheels!

    Did you hit any? :p
     
  15. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    LOL.. Some are a form of a bullseye. :)
     
  16. SuperDave

    SuperDave Free the Cartwheels!

    Nice. :)
     
  17. ddddd

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  18. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    I will do the reveal this evening around 5:00 pm Pacific Time.
     
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  20. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    I like it as a 64, but the luster put it to 64+
     
  21. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    And the reveal. I love the holder that this beauty is in, and old PCGS Gen. 2.1 which replaced the Doily. It was only used from October to November of 1989, it's the first of the OGH's. The holder was well taken care of. But the Walker inside is what really spoke to me. She is so clean and full of luster, I couldn't tell her no.

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