Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,028,244
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: $6.39 (9/22/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1961 50C PF obverse 1961 50C PF reverse


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1961 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 18.00 19.00 20.00 22.00 23.00 26.00 45.00 63.00 175 750 -
$ - - - - - - - 22.00 24.00 25.00 29.00 50.00 70.00 -
1961 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 25.00 26.00 40.00 65.00 190 400 1725 -
$ - - - - - - - 25.00 27.00 29.00 45.00 70.00 210 -
1961 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 24.00 37.00 55.00 140 250 600 1900 26000 -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 42.00 60.00 185 300 750 3525
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 17122
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69


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4/7/1997 NGC Proof 68   Cameo Teletrade Auction 0934, 934/Lot# 1509 $545.00
1/26/1998 NGC Proof 65   Teletrade Auction 1018, 1018/Lot# 1555 $11.75
8/6/2003 PCGS Proof 67   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore Bullet Sale #327, 327/Lot# 2104 $21.00
9/23/2007 NGC Proof 68   Ultra Cameo Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2858 $546.25
6/10/2010 NGC Proof 69   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 487, 493/Lot# 7370 $1,265.00
3/23/2014 NGC Proof 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 176774 $15.99
6/16/2014 NGC Proof 67   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20514 $11.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1961 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base620202020202024242424242828457240113441958275937805058
10202020202021242424242528335418171515482225309942060
00000021242424242528335418171515482225309900
000000222424242426283963291102917532492343900
1961 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333350899810614316728559518342631
33333333333186392100118151206388100820990
00000033333186392100118151206388100800
00000033333347695103130159245491142100
1961 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333337298139212563674908180867538768
3333333333326801111633296007521208345674240
0000003333326801111633296007521208345600
0000003333349891251874466378301508510400
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 6753
Owner: NAA
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 1834
Owner: CollectingInterest
 
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