Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 128,800
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: $7.05 (8/20/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1953 50C PF obverse 1953 50C PF reverse


  
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1953 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 50.00 55.00 70.00 120 145 225 285 615 1900 18000 -
$ - - - - - 55.00 60.00 85.00 135 160 275 400 675 -
1953 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 85.00 115 160 240 350 650 1300 5750 - -
$ - - - - - - 95.00 130 175 265 450 700 1450 -
1953 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 325 475 900 1600 3500 15000 65000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 350 525 1000 1750 3800 16500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4341
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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4/10/2006 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 82: The Down Under Sale, 87/Lot# 937 $264.50
4/28/2009 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 8539 $138.00
4/8/2013 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Teletrade Auction 3425, 3425/Lot# 2134 $280.00
7/27/2013 NGC PF 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30673 $119.85
8/4/2013 NGC PF 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/04/2013, 86/Lot# 125468 $220.00
12/5/2013 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1192/Lot# 8201 $381.88
1/26/2014 PCGS   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1053 $2,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1953 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333334581131163186216308471502539908161949585264
33333331757971411701962463624815146621145273250600
00000031757971411701962463624815146621145273200
000000331691141521782062774164915267851382384500
1953 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333332983724535636488441357275456567431
3333333333310132239948959171310151822372162470
0000003333310132239948959171310151822372100
0000003333319934742652661977811862288468800
1953 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333359782010661649216925615656105151152914485
333333333332016719021260182222993592727510853125140
00000033333201671902126018222299359272751085300
00000033333399745984145419952430462488951119100
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Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5656
Owner: NAA
 
Grade: PF 69
Points: 4958
Owner: H Norton
 
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