Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 128,800
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: $5.80 (12/19/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1953 50C PF obverse 1953 50C PF reverse


  
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1953 50C PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 50.00 55.00 70.00 120 150 235 400 750 2300 18000 -
$ - - - - - 55.00 60.00 85.00 135 170 275 500 850 -
1953 50C PF Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 85.00 115 160 240 350 750 1450 6100 - -
$ - - - - - - 95.00 130 175 265 450 850 1600 -
1953 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 325 475 900 1600 3500 10500 65000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 350 525 1000 1750 3800 16500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4455
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
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8/27/1997 NGC PF 66   Cameo Teletrade Auction 0975, 975/Lot# 1515 $109.00
11/18/2001 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2001 November Santa Clara Bullet Sale #276, 276/Lot# 1082 $195.50
1/25/2004 NGC PF 68   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2501 $489.00
2/14/2005 NGC PF 67   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #28, 32/Lot# 663 $655.50
1/7/2009 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 8891 $632.50
8/7/2010 NGC PF 66   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale, 34/Lot# 624 $17,825.00
6/9/2013 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131325/Lot# 23263 $135.13
9/8/2013 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/08/2013, 91/Lot# 137706 $155.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1953 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333334581131163186216308471502539908161949585264
33333331757971411701962463624815146621145273250600
00000031757971411701962463624815146621145273200
000000331691141521782062774164915267851382384500
1953 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333332983724535636488441357275456567431
3333333333310132239948959171310151822372162470
0000003333310132239948959171310151822372100
0000003333319934742652661977811862288468800
1953 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333359782010661649216925615656105151152914485
333333333332016719021260182222993592727510853125140
00000033333201671902126018222299359272751085300
00000033333399745984145419952430462488951119100
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Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5656
Owner: NAA
 
Grade: PF 69
Points: 4958
Owner: H Norton
 
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