How much are my U.S. 1954 Wash-Carver commemorative worth?

About 1954 Wash-Carver Silver Commemoratives

The 1954 Washington-Carver half dollars mark the fourth and final year of this commemorative type honoring social pioneers Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver. Both were contemporaries of each other, with the former a great author and presidential pioneer and the latter a renowned inventor and scientist. The coin bearing their jugate portrait was designed by Isaac Scott Hathaway, who designed the earlier Booker T. Washington half dollar and became the first African American to design a U.S. coin.

The typical 1954 Washington-Carver half dollar is known in uncirculated condition between the grades of MS62-65. Examples grading MS66 are scarce and pieces grading MS67 or higher are extremely rare particularly because of the sweeping, flat surface on the reverse, which depicts a geographical map of the United States.



Coin Date: 1954
Denom: 50c / Half dollar
Desg: MS
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Coinage Type: Classic Commemoratives, Silver
Coinage Years: 1892-1954
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Variety: Washington-Carver
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Weight: 12.5 gr
Edge: Reeded
Catalog #: 9442
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MS67 CAC


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MS67


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MS66 CAC


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MS66


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MS65 CAC


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MS65


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MS64 CAC


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MS64


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MS63 CAC


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MS63


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MS62 CAC


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MS62


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MS61 CAC


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MS61


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MS60 CAC


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MS60


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AU58 CAC


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AU58


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AU55 CAC


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AU55


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AU53 CAC


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AU53


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AU50 CAC


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AU50


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XF45 CAC


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XF45


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XF40 CAC


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XF40


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