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: $6.45 (9/20/2014)
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: 2191
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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8/6/2007 PCGS Proof 67   Cameo Teletrade Auction 2404, 2404/Lot# 1363 $476.00
3/29/2010 NGC Proof 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 466, 472/Lot# 375 $43.00
1/2/2011 PCGS Proof 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 211012/Lot# 22132 $89.00
7/27/2013 NGC Proof 69   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2336 $1,410.00
11/17/2013 NGC Proof 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 151466 $253.00
12/8/2013 NGC Proof 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/08/2013, 104/Lot# 157088 $279.40
1/5/2014 NGC Proof 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/05/2014, 176/Lot# 162281 $649.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base505454596367727681858994106111143171304502990175329603447
5154566064697378828691981081221522153706651244215531220
0000007378828691981081221522153706651244215500
00000075798488921021091321622604368271499255800
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5459596367727685891021111631671864375396207541477371242465212
5659606469737986931051281641732704715666659952222389045680
0000007986931051281641732704715666659952222389000
00000082889810814616618035350559370912362967406800
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base42945046348950252753956358660963165371579386594914502009283471291004312720
43645447249351053154757159461663867474181789311161636228442668100109350
0000005475715946166386747418178931116163622844266810000
0000005555786016246466947678419211283182325595697907200
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 7129
Owner: rjusa
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 4246
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
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