Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 13,053,750
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: $7.10 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1959 D 50C MS obverse 1959 D 50C MS reverse


  
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1959 D 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 10.80 10.85 10.90 10.95 11.15 11.15 11.60 11.85 14.00 16.00 17.50 20.00 22.00 22.00 25.00 100.00 1375 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 28.00 125 1650 - -
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 28.00 48.00 150 1350 9000 - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 27.00 31.00 65.00 235 2150 11000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3780
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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1/2/1997 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 0907, 907/Lot# 1371 $414.20
10/10/2001 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1492, 1492/Lot# 1538 $103.55
9/30/2003 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23101, 23101/Lot# 13738 $117.30
1/15/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 122, 127/Lot# 844 $48.30
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1022 $144.00
8/5/2012 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/05/2012, 34/Lot# 67236 $32.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 66   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30685 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base924242424242428282828283237548142017902541350447146210
14242424242425282828282933426319487620402862390752120
00000025282828282933426319487620402862390700
000000262828282830354872307133322903183431000
1959 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282828282832323232323741598945318852665366149096449
15282828282829323232323338476921093021452997407754220
00000029323232323338476921093021452997407700
000000303232323235395379331140724053329449300
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112282832323741457614343720944023535969988982
11111417282932333842559824198927374468590576590
00000017282932333842559824198927374468590500
0000002228303235394365120339154133804913645100
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112323237374145508515947122024196557372599295
1111141832333738424661109263104828664655613579370
0000001832333738424661109263104828664655613500
0000002532353739434873134367162535315114669700
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2094
Owner: DRB59
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2094
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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