Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,114,000
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: $5.70 (12/25/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1957 50C MS obverse 1957 50C MS reverse


  
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1957 50C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 10.80 10.85 10.90 10.95 11.15 11.15 11.60 11.85 14.00 16.00 17.50 20.00 22.00 22.00 26.00 45.00 90.00 740 - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 29.00 50.00 180 900 -
1957 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 28.00 42.00 95.00 225 4750 - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 27.00 31.00 48.00 115 400 7300 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4249
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
11/24/1997 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1000, 1000/Lot# 1532 $32.75
10/28/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23111, 23111/Lot# 13550 $35.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 419 $103.50
9/25/2008 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 286, 292/Lot# 5919 $34.00
10/16/2011 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131143/Lot# 29461 $69.00
11/13/2011 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/13/2011, 144/Lot# 25023 $31.01
1/1/2013 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 14462 $58.75
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 67   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4595 $5,581.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1957 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92424242424242828282828323754851942681416205228793932
1424242424242528282828293342641212186501628232732300
0000002528282828293342641212186501628232700
00000026282828283035487415724310331840260300
1957 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92828282828283232323232374159942122921496215730154102
1528282828282932323232333847701332386931716244333770
0000002932323232333847701332386931716244300
00000030323232323539538217226510941936272900
1957 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9282828282828323232323741631021633395173113422556097302
152828282828293232323338487612222139813823483468661730
000000293232323338487612222139813823483468600
000000303232323539558914228045722473854514700
1957 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112323237374145721151793665563256440558307571
111114183233373842548613624142914563639488064100
000000183233373842548613624142914563639488000
0000002532353739436310015730349223564022535500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1416
Owner: DMRareCoins
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1416
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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