Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 20,900,400
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 (9/23/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1953 D 50C MS obverse 1953 D 50C MS reverse


  
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1953 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 15.25 15.75 16.00 16.50 17.00 17.10 18.00 18.25 18.50 20.00 22.00 32.00 45.00 130 785 14250 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 23.00 35.00 50.00 175 1550 - -
1953 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 31.00 37.00 70.00 160 665 26000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 26.00 33.00 40.00 80.00 285 2600 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3495
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
9/28/2005 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 2098, 2098/Lot# 1577 $212.80
7/31/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 98, 103/Lot# 930 $13.80
3/13/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131112/Lot# 26159 $28.00
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 11003 $514.65
6/2/2013 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2013 June 2 - 11 US Coins Internet Auction - Dallas Session(1), 131324/Lot# 20237 $103.40
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 67   Full Bell Lines Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1206 $30,550.00
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/20/2014, 197/Lot# 198788 $30.00
7/18/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers IAuction 3491, 6042/Lot# 21210 $117.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1953 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54595963636767676772727681891311834501488596583581061113286
56596063646767676972737884103148272796298067639109115030
0000006767697273788410314827279629806763910900
00000067677072757986117166361114244737560986000
1953 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base59676772727676767681818589981432014841708672786561096613705
62676972737676767881828692113162295892338173709426118790
0000007676788182869211316229589233817370942600
000000767679818488951281823901300505480131019600
1953 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base596767727276767676818194981271512725271351754386141091613646
626769727376767678818595108135191357802341579009381118260
00000076767881859510813519135780234157900938100
0000007676798190971171432324421076547982571014900
1953 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67767681818585858589891021061391672955651738781889181127914073
7076788182858585868993103117148210385956376581859705122100
000000858586899310311714821038595637658185970500
00000085858889981051281582524751347579185511049200
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Grade: MS 67 FBL
Points: 7543
Owner: Green Collection
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 3415
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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