Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,802,102
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: $7.77 (7/13/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1951 50C MS obverse 1951 50C MS reverse


  
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1951 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 17.25 18.25 19.00 20.00 22.00 24.00 40.00 85.00 375 3250 - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 27.00 45.00 115 700 3500 -
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 26.00 35.00 105 260 850 17250 - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 30.00 39.00 120 325 1500 18600 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2375
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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10/26/2004 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24111, 24111/Lot# 14282 $38.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 404 $115.00
8/21/2011 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/21/2011, 132/Lot# 15198 $231.00
10/24/2011 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 630, 637/Lot# 1260 $862.50
2/12/2012 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3223, 3223/Lot# 1602 $33.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1070 $175.00
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 10979 $117.50
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7309 $481.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1951 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base924242428282832323741455063761392728072665366249116451
14242425282829323338424654679718345014262997407854240
00000029323338424654679718345014262997407800
000000303235394348587111822762820453329449400
1951 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282832323237374145505472851512958602794382451126697
152828293232333738424651607610719948315043137425356400
000000333738424651607610719948315043137425300
000000353739434852668012924767121493480468200
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111205050545963761021433607251735643483021054413206
111117305051556067841152154811061330170569049114310
00000030505155606784115215481106133017056904900
00000040505257617193129287603139848677679979600
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111245459636772851151593897741828667985981089713623
111118345560646876951292355171125344573189364118050
00000034556064687695129235517112534457318936400
0000004457616570801051443126451476506279581013000
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Grade: MS 67 FBL
Points: 6434
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1735
Owner: AYA3
 
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