Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,993,400
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: $7.46 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1954 S 50C MS obverse 1954 S 50C MS reverse


  
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1954 S 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 18.00 18.25 18.50 20.00 22.00 24.00 40.00 60.00 250 1400 - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 27.00 50.00 80.00 375 1650 -
1954 S 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 37.00 100.00 275 1400 - - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 27.00 42.00 135 430 2000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7371
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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3/18/1998 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1033, 1033/Lot# 1557 $32.75
11/1/1999 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1230, 1230/Lot# 1482 $26.75
8/5/2000 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Philadelphia 2000 Bullet Sale #234, 234/Lot# 401 $138.00
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1514 $805.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 2401 $184.00
1/22/2012 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/22/2012, 4/Lot# 34439 $28.00
11/25/2012 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 727, 736/Lot# 1224 $75.00
7/21/2013 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 128698 $31.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1954 S 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base924242428282828323745505463761192017451969277337985080
14242425282828293339465157679014638211532237311442250
00000028293339465157679014638211532237311400
000000283035424852607110417356315612505345600
1954 S 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282832323232374150545972851312207942072290539645286
152828293232323338445155637610016041112202349325844040
000000323338445155637610016041112202349325800
000000323539475257678011519060216462627361100
1954 S 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111204545505054638113530475122193094420155797266
1111172845465051576999191453124025103463466061410
0000002845465051576999191453124025103463466000
00000036454850526075117247602172928023832511900
1954 S 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111205050545459728914733080023313237438058007534
11111730505154556377108208486131026333618485363780
00000030505154556377108208486131026333618485300
00000040505254576783127269643182029353999532600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3537
Owner: The Artist's Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2219
Owner: mshaller
 
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