Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 13,053,750
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: $6.00 (11/26/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1959 D 50C MS obverse 1959 D 50C MS reverse


  
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1959 D 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 25.00 100.00 1375 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 28.00 125 1650 - -
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 28.00 48.00 140 1350 9000 - - -
$ - - - - - 24.00 26.00 27.00 31.00 65.00 235 2150 11000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3978
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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3/5/1997 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 0925, 925/Lot# 1484 $45.78
1/2/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #69, 74/Lot# 607 $80.50
6/13/2006 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26063, 26063/Lot# 11424 $33.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1022 $144.00
3/4/2012 PCGS MS 63   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131211/Lot# 29982 $34.00
3/28/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 5429 $822.50
9/7/2014 NGC MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 186190 $37.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base37414141414141455054637281899410242020292543350447146210
38414141414142465157667583909620895622002863390752120
00000042465157667583909620895622002863390700
000000434852606978869299314149223713183431000
1959 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282828282832323232323741598945318852665366149096449
15282828282829323232323338476921093021452997407754220
00000029323232323338476921093021452997407700
000000303232323235395379331140724053329449300
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base414545454545455054596789949811519447720944935536769988982
42454545454546515561749095103141288101630415079591076590
00000046515561749095103141288101630415079591000
00000048525764819296109167382155539885223645400
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111112323237374145508515947122024196557372599295
1111141832333738424661109263104828664655613579370
0000001832333738424661109263104828664655613500
0000002532353739434873134367162535315114669700
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2094
Owner: DRB59
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2094
Owner: THE JK COLLECTION
 
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