Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 4,028,600
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.16 (10/19/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1948 D 50C MS obverse 1948 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/27/2016

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1948 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 17.00 17.10 18.25 18.40 19.00 21.00 26.00 32.00 43.00 150 700 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 35.00 50.00 165 1100 - -
1948 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 22.00 25.00 29.00 45.00 80.00 215 1000 8600 - - -
$ - - - - - - 27.00 32.00 50.00 90.00 250 2450 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4299
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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11/4/2017 MS 66  Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1261/Lot# 19794


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1/21/2006 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #66015, 66015/Lot# 23185 $89.70
4/8/2006 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #66043, 66043/Lot# 24239 $92.00
9/15/2011 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 619, 626/Lot# 7353 $161.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 946 $127.00
3/25/2013 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 3423, 3423/Lot# 1806 $90.00
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 180327 $115.50
11/10/2015 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 26120 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1948 50C MS D Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5963637272767676768181859411914319053914722157301541025457
60636672737676767881828810212715930685017002443337745540
00000076767881828810212715930685017002443337700
000000767679818491111135174423116119292729374000
1948 50C MS D Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59636372727676767681818910211918330465317072445338245626024
606366727376767678818493108140223420100419532757377550490
000000767678818493108140223420100419532757377500
000000767679818698113162264537135621993070416900
1948 50C MS D Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base63676781818585858589899811513120133070117992565353547536257
6467728182858585868992104120154244454106720542888394152540
0000008585868992104120154244454106720542888394100
0000008585888995109126178287577143323103212434700
1948 50C MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5459596363636767677272768510613117550213932052287939325246
5659606363646767697273799211414628479916132328323043700
0000006767697273799211414628479916132328323000
00000067677072758299123160393109618322603358100
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1707
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1707
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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