Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,802,102
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.24 (10/17/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1951 50C MS obverse 1951 50C MS reverse


  
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Last Updated: 12/7/2016

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1951 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 17.00 17.10 17.25 18.25 19.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 42.00 80.00 335 3250 - - -
$ - - - - - - 21.00 23.00 28.00 48.00 110 950 - -
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 26.00 27.00 32.00 39.00 88.00 310 760 18250 - - -
$ - - - - - - 28.00 33.00 45.00 115 350 1350 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2798
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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5/25/2002 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22112, 22112/Lot# 13709 $149.50
7/31/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 98, 103/Lot# 922 $13.80
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1505 $143.75
8/19/2007 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67084, 67084/Lot# 23453 $138.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1070 $175.00
7/2/2012 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 3304, 3304/Lot# 1651 $45.00
11/18/2012 NGC MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/18/2012, 49/Lot# 80443 $82.50
7/17/2015 PCGS   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 5190 $258.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1951 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59676772727276767676818589981151863309403270382451126697
6267697272737676767882869210413923453317173455425356400
0000007676767882869210413923453317173455425300
0000007676767984889510916228273724933639468300
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59676772727276767676811061111311593308381461658183021054413206
62676972727376767678891081181402164991046316871559049114310
0000007676767889108118140216499104631687155904900
0000007676767998109124150273669125348747728979700
1951 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67767681818185858585891191231431713578931566683085981089713623
70767881818285858586991201301522335361117332174199364118060
0000008585858699120130152233536111733217419936400
000000858585881091221361622957141342507580091013100
1951 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54595963636367676767727681891021713048823126366249116451
565960636364676767697378849312521549716303305407854240
000000676767697378849312521549716303305407800
000000676767707579869814826068923783483449500
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Grade: MS 67 FBL
Points: 6581
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1461
Owner: AYA3
 
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