Walking Liberty Half Dollar Mintages


MintagesThe series of Walking Liberty Half Dollars spanned the years 1916 to 1947 inclusive. However, during this period, there were several periods during which coins were not minted. This included 1922, 1924-1926, and 1930-1932.

For years when coins were produced, mintages were relatively high with the exception of a few key issues. This includes the 1916-S obverse mint mark, 1921, 1921-D, 1921-S, and 1938-D.

Over the complete history of the series, total production reached more than 485 million. The highest mintage occurred for the 1942 Walking Liberty Half Dollar at 47,818,000. The lowest mintage was for the 1921-D at 208,000 pieces.

Proof coin production ranged from a low of 3,901 for 1936 to a high of 21,120 for 1942.

Mintage figures for each date and mint mark combination for circulation strike Walking Liberty Half Dollars is listed below.

1916 608,000
1916-D 1,014,400
1916-S 508,000
1917 12,292,000
1917-D Obv Mint Mark 765,400
1917-D Rev Mint Mark 1,940,000
1917-S Obv Mint Mark 952,000
1917-S Rev Mint Mark 5,554,000
1918 6,634,000
1918-D 3,853,040
1918-S 10,282,000
1919 962,000
1919-D 1,165,000
1919-S 1,552,000
1920 6,372,000
1920-D 1,551,000
1920-S 4,624,000
1921 246,000
1921-D 208,000
1921-S 548,000
1923-S 2,178,000
1927-S 2,392,000
1928-S 1,940,000
1929-D 1,001,200
1929-S 1,902,000
1933-S 1,786,000
1934 6,964,000
1934-D 2,361,400
1934-S 3,652,000
1935 9,162,000
1935-D 3,003,800
1935-S 3,854,000
1936 12,614,000
1936-D 4,252,400
1936-S 3,884,000
1937 9,522,000
1937-D 1,676,000
1937-S 2,090,000
1938 4,110,000
1938-D 491,600
1939 6,812,000
1939-D 4,267,800
1939-S 2,552,000
1940 9,156,000
1940-S 4,550,000
1941 24,192,000
1941-D 11,248,400
1941-S 8,098,000
1942 47,818,000
1942-D 10,973,800
1942-S 12,708,000
1943 53,190,000
1943-D 11,346,000
1943-S 13,450,000
1944 28,206,000
1944-D 9,769,000
1944-S 8,904,000
1945 31,502,000
1945-D 9,966,800
1945-S 10,156,000
1946 12,118,000
1946-D 2,151,000
1946-S 3,724,000
1947 4,094,000
1947-D 3,900,600