Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,149,291
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: $7.46 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1959 50C PF obverse 1959 50C PF reverse


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Last Updated: 10/31/2013

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1959 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 18.00 19.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 28.00 45.00 80.00 250 1050 -
$ - - - - - - 21.00 22.00 24.00 27.00 31.00 50.00 90.00 -
1959 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 50.00 115 300 425 675 3000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 40.00 55.00 125 350 475 750 -
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4600 6250 15000 30000 55250 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 5100 7000 16500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10226
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
3/15/1999 NGC PF 68   Teletrade Auction 1143, 1143/Lot# 1598 $45.78
1/30/2007 NGC PF 68   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27021, 27021/Lot# 13396 $48.00
9/15/2009 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29094, 29094/Lot# 26750 $195.50
10/17/2012 NGC PF 68   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24777 $82.25
9/15/2013 PCGS PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 769, 778/Lot# 106 $120.00
9/25/2013 PCGS PF 67   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 806 $437.00
4/6/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 184837 $453.33


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332037638185899810210613519848413691969
333333382545698286929910311515629377915690
000000382545698286929910311515629377900
000000314315475838795100104125177388107400
1959 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333811151834045637011048202539025264
3333333333329921372564576098161373265043560
0000003333329921372564576098161373265000
00000033333551031603305106559321699327600
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333314501609196924643567430757717885993412589
3333333333348515031729213428313813479564758568108190
000000333334851503172921342831381347956475856800
000000333339671556184922993199406052837180925100
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 5771
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5771
Owner: H Norton
 
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