Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,614,000
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: $7.51 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1949 50C MS obverse 1949 50C MS reverse


  
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1949 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 19.00 23.00 45.00 48.00 50.00 55.00 88.00 150 500 8150 - - -
$ - - - 22.00 26.00 51.00 54.00 56.00 60.00 100.00 180 825 8800 -
1949 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 47.00 49.00 52.00 60.00 100.00 225 700 17500 - - -
$ - - - - - 52.00 55.00 58.00 65.00 110 250 1600 19000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2516
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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5/25/2002 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22111, 22111/Lot# 11642 $70.15
7/8/2003 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23073, 23073/Lot# 13448 $391.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 402 $391.00
3/17/2009 NGC AU 58   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 350, 356/Lot# 4242 $20.00
7/17/2011 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131130/Lot# 22940 $104.00
1/6/2013 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 3411, 3411/Lot# 2084 $126.50
8/30/2013 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4555 $129.25
12/15/2013 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 157976 $52.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1949 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92428282832374589119159186194201220251487112147266225804910242
14252828293339599913216818819620723032969823225225683387800
00000039599913216818819620723032969823225225683300
000000427410914517719119821324040890935245725744100
1949 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92832323237415098131175205212220241272522118949226464833910588
152932323338446610914518520721422725135574424335436708990880
000000446610914518520721422725135574424335436708900
000000478212016019520921723426143896636775950771400
1949 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111761591671751861942012122373205491294628681241033112955
1111126103161169178188196204220264396797295868988859112050
00000010316116917818819620422026439679729586898885900
000000131164172182191198208228292472104546227511959500
1949 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111851751861942052122202302583485881369652784151067913366
1111129115178188197207214223239288428848308871569169115740
00000011517818819720721422323928842884830887156916900
000000145182191201209217226248318508110848077785992400
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2958
Owner: Ken Mercer
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1294
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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