Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,006,814
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.18 (5/23/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1948 50C MS obverse 1948 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/27/2016

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1948 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 17.00 17.10 17.25 17.35 19.50 21.00 26.50 35.00 53.00 85.00 450 4650 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 28.50 38.00 58.00 100.00 575 - -
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 26.00 30.00 55.00 90.00 210 625 7750 - - -
$ - - - - - - 28.00 35.00 60.00 100.00 240 1500 25000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4465
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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5/23/2017 MS 64  Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131721/Lot# 27427


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1/12/2004 NGC MS 66   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Bullet Sale #337, 337/Lot# 31376 $207.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 870 $977.50
10/17/2010 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 2943, 2943/Lot# 1490 $253.00
10/23/2011 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/23/2011, 141/Lot# 20956 $181.50
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7843 $293.75
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 810, 819/Lot# 165 $135.00
11/10/2015 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 27012 $35.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1948 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5459596363676767676767818511114321232010663694475662618093
5659606364676767676772829412216624856919424048525868720
0000006767676772829412216624856919424048525800
00000067676767768410213218928481728184402575900
1948 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5963636767727272727272899412315923035111313857495265018383
60636467697272727272789110413518327061120404222546871280
00000072727272789110413518327061120404222546800
00000072727272839211314720631187129484587598500
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base596363676772727272727294106123220336642130346306636854610835
60636467697272727272799811215525943886224125299727393090
00000072727272799811215525943886224125299727300
0000007272727287102117188297540108335215967790900
1948 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6367677272818181818181102119135241363686139152686887884811195
646769727581818181818810812417028247192126835808754196300
000000818181818810812417028247192126835808754100
0000008181818195113130206322578115639766347819400
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Grade: MS 67 FBL
Points: 4630
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 2412
Owner: Ken Mercer
 
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