Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 4,028,600
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: $6.22 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1948 D 50C MS obverse 1948 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/31/2013

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1948 D 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 18.25 18.40 19.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 40.00 150 700 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 28.00 45.00 165 1100 - -
1948 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 27.00 45.00 57.00 200 950 - - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 30.00 50.00 63.00 250 2250 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3595
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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10/13/2014 MS 66   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1210/Lot# 8101


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5/8/2000 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1305, 1305/Lot# 1637 $98.10
9/12/2001 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1482, 1482/Lot# 1455 $119.90
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 401 $74.75
4/1/2010 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 467, 473/Lot# 7508 $74.75
10/13/2011 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(4), 1160/Lot# 8785 $299.00
2/2/2014 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 167091 $100.10
9/12/2014 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers iAuction 3499, 6053/Lot# 21214 $94.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1948 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92424242828283237415054637610214740414162052287939325246
142424252828293338445157678411723274116282327323043700
000000293338445157678411723274116282327323000
0000003035394752607193132318107818402603358100
1948 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92828283232323741455459728511516343414962157301541025457
152828293232333842485563769513125378817162443337745530
000000333842485563769513125378817162443337700
00000035394351576780105147343114219362729373900
1948 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111245454596367728913919443717162445338245626024
1111183454556064687710515727586319592757377550490
0000003454556064687710515727586319592757377500
00000044545761657083122175356128922023069416800
1948 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111245963677276819815121247118092565353547536257
1111183560646873778611517129891720612888394152540
0000003560646873778611517129891720612888394100
00000047616570747992133191384136323133211434700
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1716
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1716
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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