1944 Walking Liberty Half Dollar. MS-68 (NGC).This is an enchanting Superb Gem that offers exceptional quality and eye appeal in a survivor of this otherwise plentiful World War Two era issue. Satiny surfaces are highly lustrous with a serene, virtually pristine appearance. The strike is razor sharp throughout, and delicate pastel iridescence around the obverse periphery further enhances this coins desirability. By 1944 the United States economy was well into the boom of the Second World War and the mints were busy churning out millions of new coins for use in commerce. The Philadelphia Mint struck a generous total of 28,206,000 half dollars that year, survivors of which have always been plentiful in numismatic circles. Near the apex of the grading scale, as here, the 1944 develops into a noteworthy condition rarity that is the province of the most advanced Walking Liberty enthusiasts.