Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 669,384
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: $7.41 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF reverse


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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 26.00 27.00 35.00 40.00 80.00 150 400 1050 2900 -
$ - - - - - 26.00 28.00 30.00 38.00 44.00 88.00 175 450 -
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 110 150 180 265 775 4700 6350 -
$ - - - - - - - 47.00 123 168 200 325 850 5200
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 375 750 1350 2650 19500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 450 850 1500 3500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2144
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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2/18/2009 PCGS PF 67   Teletrade Auction 2655, 2655/Lot# 1326 $80.50
3/29/2010 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 466, 472/Lot# 375 $43.00
3/18/2011 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction Online Only Session, 91/Lot# 12385 $69.00
1/9/2013 NGC PF 69   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1181/Lot# 5030 $2,115.00
5/20/2013 NGC PF 67   Teletrade Auction 3431, 3431/Lot# 1937 $250.00
6/3/2013 NGC PF 63   Teletrade Auction 3433, 3433/Lot# 2255 $90.00
3/30/2014 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 181772 $259.60
5/11/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131420/Lot# 28620 $117.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333338185899411515525534857797421243009
33333333329828690101128188286424709135724190
00000033329828690101128188286424709135700
00000033355838792108141221317500841174000
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333331551591631713955025707011309253138525201
333333333531561601652454305246139031716297143010
000000333531561601652454305246139031716297100
00000033310415716116832046654765711062123341100
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333327230433645052784413451878264871291004312720
3333333339228231437447563210111522213441418100109350
000000333922823143744756321011152221344141810000
0000003331822933254125017381178170023915635907100
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 7129
Owner: rjusa
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 3852
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
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