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: $5.89 (11/20/2014)
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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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 29.00 32.00 35.00 55.00 110 200 540 -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 28.00 32.00 35.00 40.00 65.00 125 -
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 26.00 30.00 40.00 65.00 115 200 400 1350 -
$ - - - - - - - 29.00 33.00 44.00 70.00 130 225 -
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: 10034
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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8/18/1997 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Teletrade Auction 0972, 972/Lot# 1522 $54.50
9/1/2003 PCGS PF 67   Teletrade Auction 1773, 1773/Lot# 1203 $88.00
5/27/2007 NGC PF 68   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 417 $90.00
4/15/2012 PCGS PF 67   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/15/2012, 18/Lot# 46621 $203.50
3/24/2013 PCGS PF 67   Ultra Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 744, 753/Lot# 941 $365.00
7/7/2013 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131329/Lot# 20949 $90.00
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
Base5054545963677276818589949810211913114320134259711861505
5154566064697378828691959910812313516224842779312920
0000007378828691959910812313516224842779300
00000075798488929710111312713918229551299000
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54545963677276818589949810210612316325540959794918862124
545660646973788286919599103112136194306472714126119650
000000788286919599103112136194306472714126100
0000007984889297101105117150224358534832157400
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5454596367727681858994981061151352884376201028179936014431
54566064697378828691951011091221863384987561285240038780
00000078828691951011091221863384987561285240000
00000079848892971031121282373875598921542300000
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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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