Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 13,188,202
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 (5/24/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1954 50C MS obverse 1954 50C MS reverse


  
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1954 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 25.00 37.00 65.00 375 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 23.00 28.00 42.00 80.00 550 - -
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 24.00 35.00 65.00 150 1075 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 40.00 80.00 200 3500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4490
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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5/25/2002 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22121, 22121/Lot# 11388 $19.00
5/31/2009 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 2699, 2699/Lot# 1797 $44.00
11/11/2012 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131247/Lot# 20213 $38.00
10/20/2013 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 143767 $34.00
6/29/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 200695 $21.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1553 $5,750.00
10/26/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 827, 836/Lot# 705 $100.00
11/10/2015 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 27026 $29.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1954 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54595963636367676772727681891021512559491314191627053711
565960636364676769727378849311818648610711515217930400
000000676769727378849311818648610711515217900
000000676770727579869813522071811921715244200
1954 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base596767727272767676818185899811516327810101389201728343875
6267697272737676788182869210413120152211361598228931810
0000007676788182869210413120152211361598228900
0000007676798184889510914724076612631808256200
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base596767727272767676818189949814325550217762470341346016071
6267697272737676788184919511318033792720072784380950910
0000007676788184919511318033792720072784380900
00000076767981869297128218420135122393099420500
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67767681818185858589899810210615927853918722591356747936306
70767881818285858689929910312419936598321122916397652970
00000085858689929910312419936598321122916397600
0000008585888995101105141238452142823513242438400
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1776
Owner: Poole1
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1071
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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