Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,006,814
Catalog: KM-199
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.07 (8/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1948 50C MS obverse 1948 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1948 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 17.25 17.35 18.50 20.00 21.00 29.00 45.00 85.00 450 4350 - - -
$ - - - - - - 21.00 23.00 32.00 50.00 100.00 485 4750 -
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 25.00 30.00 55.00 80.00 175 525 11500 - - -
$ - - - - - 25.00 28.00 35.00 60.00 85.00 200 650 13500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3793
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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8/26/2014 MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27758


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6/2/2001 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #264, 264/Lot# 845 $126.50
8/21/2006 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 101, 106/Lot# 625 $101.20
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 361 $80.50
7/29/2012 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 3319, 3319/Lot# 1711 $95.00
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 180325 $123.22
6/16/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20503 $217.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1948 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9242424282828323741505463941191552828423537475662618093
1424242528282933384451577310213119746817403943525768710
0000002933384451577310213119746817403943525700
0000003035394752608311014323965526384349575900
1948 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92828283232323741455459721021311713048963695495265018383
1528282932323338424855638211114421550118294114546871280
0000003338424855638211114421550118294114546800
0000003539435157679212115725969827624533598400
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111124595963677281115143255502104550626636854610835
1111183559606468759212418033768323845586727293090
0000003559606468759212418033768323845586727200
00000047596165707810313321741986437236111790900
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111128676772768189127159278539111052686887884811195
111111041676873778310113719836572924965807754096300
00000041676873778310113719836572924965807754000
00000054677074798611414823845291938826347819400
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Grade: MS 67 FBL
Points: 5062
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2384
Owner: Ken Mercer
 
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