Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 13,188,202
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
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1954 50C MS obverse 1954 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1954 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 16.50 17.00 17.10 18.00 18.25 18.50 20.00 22.00 25.00 34.00 57.00 325 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 28.00 38.00 65.00 375 - -
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 35.00 60.00 175 1450 - - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 27.00 40.00 75.00 250 4300 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3883
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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12/21/2014 MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 835, 844/Lot# 1182


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10/25/2007 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 189, 195/Lot# 5767 $64.40
5/28/2008 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 8927 $149.50
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 6010 $149.50
10/14/2012 NGC MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 3363, 3363/Lot# 1732 $24.00
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159670 $175.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1553 $5,750.00
10/30/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 4354 $5,875.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1954 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base924242428282828283232373745671022208651314191627053711
14242425282828282932333739527814143510141514217930400
00000028282932333739527814143510141514217900
00000028283032353742599018065011641715244200
1954 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282832323232323737414150761152419211389201728343875
15282829323232323337384144588915746710771598228931810
00000032323337384144588915746710771598228900
000000323235373941476710219969412331807256100
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112282832323741638116748717352470341346016071
111114172829323338486910927390319802784380950910
000000172829323338486910927390319802784380900
0000002228303235395575138380131922253098420500
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112323237374145728918352218282591356747936306
111114183233373842547712029695720822916397552970
000000183233373842547712029695720822916397500
0000002532353739436383151409139223363241438400
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1735
Owner: Poole1
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1014
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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