LIBERTY WALKING HALF DOLLAR DOUBLED DIES

Revised on September 1, 2016

Copyright Σ 2011 by James Wiles, Used with permission from CONECA.

 

 

 

 

1918-S

1933-S

1935

1936

1936-D

 

1937

 

 

1939

1939-D

1939-S

1942

1942-S

1943

1943-D

1943-S

 

 

1944-S

1945

1945-D

 

1946

 

1946-S

1947

1947-D

 

 

 

 

1918-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C+VI

Description:

Medium spread and extra thickness on LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, miss Liberty’s lower gown, and date

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-166

DMR-002

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Michael “Skip” Fazarri

 

1933-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on Liberty's hemline

Grade:

UNC

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-155

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

David Lange, Photos by David Camire

 

1936

WHO-001

Designation:

WH-1-O-II-E (P, D); FS-50-1936-102

Description:

Strong spread on date, all lower details of miss Liberty, lower rays, and parts of ground details

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-038

DMR-003

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1936

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on date, IN GOD WE TRUST, RTY of LIBERTY, branches, leaves, and stars behind head

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-039

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1936

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-E; FS-50-1936-101 (008.4)

Description:

Strong spread on date, Right foot, IN GOD WE TRUST, and Y of LIBERTY

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Need specimen for study

Probably a class IV+VIII instead of II-E as originally determined.

Reported to be paired with a moderately strong doubled die reverse, class V-CW on UNITED STATES

UVC-040

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Neil Osina

 

1936-D

WHO-001

Designation:

WH-1-O-II-E (P, D); FS-50-1936D-101

Description:

Strong spread on date, all lower details of miss Liberty, lower rays, and parts of ground details

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-042

DMR-002

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1936-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on date, lower folds of gown, and IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Need specimen for study

UVC-043

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1936-D

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-C (4)

Description:

Strong spread on date with four serifs on 6, on lower folds of gown, and slightly on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-044

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1937

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on lower skirt, foot, and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-048

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Ron Pope

 

1937

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-I-CW

Description:

Light spread on date, LIBERTY, GOD, and TRUST

Grade:

AU58

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-156

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die gouge between lower gown and Left foot – LDS

Die scratch South from last A of AMERICA – LDS

Reported by:

Charles Chatham, III

 

1937

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-VI

Description:

Medium extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and HALF DOLLAR

Grade:

AU50

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-159

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Tony Russo

 

1939

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-V-CW from K-7

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, BERTY of LIBERTY, and leaves

Grade:

MS65

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-056

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1939-D

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-V-CW from K-7; FS-50-1939D-101 (008.45)

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, RTY of LIBERTY, and leaves with light spread on date

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-058

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

AN Enterprises

 

1939-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C+V-CW (3) from K-7

Description:

Light triple spread on upper edge of flag, light double spread on date, and medium rotational spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, RTY of LIBERTY, and leaves

Grade:

AU55

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-059

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Light die crack through L of LIBERTY – MDS

Light die crack from cactus to rim – MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joseph Grommon

 

1939-D

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-C+V-CW (3) from K-7

Description:

Light triple spread on upper edge of flag, light double spread on date, and medium rotational spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, RTY of LIBERTY, and leaves

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-154

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack through date – LDS

Die crack Northeast from rock to feathers – LDS

Reported by:

Caleb Clough

 

1939-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-V-CW from K-8

Description:

Medium spread on face, leaves and berries, ERTY of LIBERTY, and IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-063

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Ronn Fern

 

1942

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV; FS-50-1942-101 (008.5)

Description:

Strong spread on Liberty's lower Right (viewer's Left) breast, throat, and inner drapery

Grade:

MS64

Population:

7

Markers:

UVC-084

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratch East from lower E of LIBERTY to head – LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Charlie Nowack

 

1942

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-IV

Description:

Medium spread on Liberty's lower Right (viewer's Left) breast, and inner and outer drapery folds

Grade:

MS64

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-085

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack Southwest across head – LDS

Die crack around upper outer wing – LDS

Die crack North-Northeast from R of DOLLAR

Die crack across ground above DOLLAR

Reported by:

Charlie Nowack

 

1942

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-C

Description:

 

Light spread on Liberty's Right hand, upper flag, stars, bush and BER of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-086

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1942

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-I-CCW; FS-50-1942-801 (009)

Description:

Very strong spread on HALF DOLLAR, and strong spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, olive branch, and lower eagle

Grade:

MS61

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-087

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1942-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV; FS-50-1942S-101

Description:

Strong spread on Liberty's lower Right (viewer's Left) breast, throat, under her outstretched arm, inner and outer drapery folds

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-096

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratch East from middle bar of E of LIBERTY – MDS

Reverse is MMS-005 (Trumpet tail) – MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Charlie Nowack

 

1942-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-IV

Description:

Medium spread on Liberty's lower Right (viewer's Left) breast

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Need specimen for study

UVC-097

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Charlie Nowack

 

1943

WHO-001

Designation:

WH-1-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943-101

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

XF

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-101

DMR-001

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943

WHO-002

Designation:

WH-2-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, and date with apparent 3/3

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-102

DMR-002

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-D

WHO-001

Designation:

WH-1-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943D-101

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

XF

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-103

DMR-001

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-D

WHO-002

Designation:

WH-2-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943D-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, and date with apparent 3/3

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-106

DMR-004

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-D

WHO-004

Designation:

WH-4-O-III (D, S); FS-50-1943D-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, 9 of date, nose, and leaves

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-107

DMR-005

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-D

WHO-005

Designation:

WH-5-O-III (D, S); FS-50-1943D-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, stars, nose, and leaves

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-108

DMR-006

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-S

WHO-001

Designation:

WH-1-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943S-101

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

XF

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-109

DMR-001

MMS-004 (Large mintmark)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-S

WHO-002

Designation:

WH-2-O-III (P, D, S); FS-50-1943S-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, and date with apparent 3/3

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-110

DMR-002

MMS-004 (Large mintmark)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-S

WHO-003

Designation:

WH-3-O-III (S); FS-50-1943S-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag and 9 of date

Grade:

XF

Population:

2

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-111

DMR-003

MMS-004 (Large mintmark)

UVC-112

DMR-004

MMS-005 (Trumpet tail)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-S

WHO-004

Designation:

WH-4-O-III (D, S); FS-50-1943S-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, 9 of date, nose, and leaves

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-113

DMR-005

MMS-005 (Trumpet tail)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1943-S

WHO-005

Designation:

WH-5-O-III (D, S); FS-50-1943S-101

Description:

Strong spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, lower gown, 3 center rays of sun, curl in flag, stars, nose, and leaves

Grade:

XF

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-160

DMR-006

MMS-004 (Large mintmark)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1944-S

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, cactus, HALF DOLLAR, and dots

Grade:

MS64

Population:

4

Markers:

MMS-004 (Large)

UVC-119

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

Andrew Prechtl

 

1945

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-IV+VIII

Description:

Medium spread on PLURIUBUS UNUM, cactus, eagle's inner feathers, neck feathers, and head

Grade:

MS64

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-126

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Long straggly die gouge though outer feathers – MDS

Obverse has minor doubling on skirt and inner rays – MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

George Schaetzle

 

1945

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-II-C+VI

Description:

Light spread and extra thickness on all rim lettering

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-127

DMR-003

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1945

DDR-003

Designation:

3-R-II-C+VI

Description:

Medium spread and extra thickness on all rim lettering

Grade:

AU53

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-128

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1945-D

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-I-CCW

Description:

Medium spread on E PLURIUBUS UNUM, cactus, eagle's inner feathers, neck feathers, and head

Grade:

AU55

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-163

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Robert Lawson

 

1946

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV+VIII; FS-50-1946-101

Description:

Strong spread on the fold of the flag, Left arm, and branches

Grade:

MS62

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-137

DMR-002

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

R.A. Medina

 

1946

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-IV+VIII

Description:

Strong spread on the fold of the flag, Left arm, and branches

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-140

DMR-005

Stage A:

Several die scratches behind head and in front of face – EDS
Reverse is LISTED as DDR-003 – EDS

Die scratches North-South above RIBUS of PLURIBUS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1946

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-I-CCW; FS-50-1946-801 (011.1)

Description:

Very strong spread on eagle's wing feathers, Left (viewer's Right) leg, branch, and E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

MS65

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-138

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Stage D:

Reverse and Obverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Neil Osina

 

1946

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-I-CCW

Description:

Medium spread from a light first hubbing on URIBUS of PLURIBUS, cactus, front feathers, talons, inner rear feathers, and upper wing

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-139

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1946

DDR-003

Designation:

3-R-II-C+V-CW from K-5

Description:

Light spread on E PLURIBUS UNUM, cactus, beak, upper wing tip, and lower letters of UNITED STATES

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-140

DMR-005

Stage A:

Die scratches North-South above RIBUS of PLURIBUS – EDS

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-002 – EDS

Several die scratches behind head and in front of face

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

Chris Pilliod

 

1946-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on date, lower gown, and bottom of back sandal

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Mintmark is MMS-005 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-164

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Die scratches North from US of PLURIBUS – LDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Douglas McIndoe

 

1946-S

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HALF DOLLAR, dots, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and cactus

Grade:

MS64

Population:

3

Markers:

Mintmark is MMS-006 (Ball serif)

UVC-145

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

Joe Miller

 

1946-S

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-IV+V-CCW from K-2

Description:

Light rotational spread on E PLURIBUS UNUM and cactus with light offset spread on eagle's center and lower feathers

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

Mintmark is MMS-005 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-148

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die Scratch South from last A of AMERICA – MDS

Die Scratch North from W of WE – MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joe Miller

 

1947

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-V-CCW from K-4

Description:

Light spread on E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

Population:

Markers:

Need specimen for study

UVC-150

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-D

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-II-C+VI

Description:

Medium spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and cactus

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-153

DMR-003

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown