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: $5.90 (3/3/2015)
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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/15/2014

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1959 50C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 18.00 19.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 30.00 55.00 110 300 1100 -
$ - - - - - - 21.00 22.00 24.00 27.00 35.00 65.00 140 -
1959 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 50.00 130 325 475 750 3000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 40.00 55.00 165 375 525 850 -
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4600 6250 15000 30000 55250 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 5100 7000 16500 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11726
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
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3/3/2015 PF 67  Cameo Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131509/Lot# 21922


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/12/2004 PCGS PF 67   Teletrade Auction 1973, 1973/Lot# 1595 $47.00
1/8/2007 NGC PF 69   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Online Session #423, 423/Lot# 62545 $977.50
9/25/2007 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27101, 27101/Lot# 13257 $74.75
9/23/2007 NGC PF 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1455 $132.00
7/28/2008 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 269, 275/Lot# 656 $14.00
10/14/2012 NGC PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/14/2012, 44/Lot# 76128 $38.00
4/1/2014 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7863 $423.00


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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