Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
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: $7.60 (7/23/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF reverse


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Last Updated: 10/31/2013

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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 29.00 32.00 35.00 50.00 92.00 190 535 -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 28.00 32.00 35.00 38.00 60.00 100.00 -
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 26.00 30.00 40.00 65.00 115 190 375 1200 -
$ - - - - - - - 29.00 33.00 44.00 70.00 130 210 -
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 28.00 33.00 75.00 125 200 425 1100 4400 -
$ - - - - - - - 30.00 36.00 85.00 140 230 500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9187
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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4/9/2006 PCGS PF 68   Teletrade Auction 2186, 2186/Lot# 1500 $73.00
5/27/2007 NGC PF 68   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 417 $90.00
10/6/2008 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 289, 295/Lot# 1057 $25.00
12/18/2011 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131152/Lot# 26577 $28.00
1/9/2013 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 11081 $258.50
4/28/2013 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 112686 $59.95
7/27/2013 NGC PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30679 $71.68


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333818589941021151271632013549311425
333333333298286909610611913917525254610950
000000333298286909610611913917525254600
000000333558387929911012315118830373800
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333338589949810614321625833070713331969
3333333333086909510011816723028245591515450
0000003333086909510011816723028245591500
00000033357879296103130191244306581112400
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333899498102123186320471774174432164403
333333333319095991091442303705721097223436110
000000333319095991091442303705721097223400
0000003336092961001161652754206731420272500
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 7217
Owner: Allen
 
Grade: PF 69 UC
Points: 7217
Owner: Zakmar
 
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