Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 13,188,202
Catalog: KM-199
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.83 (8/29/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1954 50C MS obverse 1954 50C MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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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 60.00 140 1050 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 40.00 75.00 190 3500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4323
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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1/19/1998 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 1016, 1016/Lot# 1426 $49.05
8/31/1998 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1081, 1081/Lot# 1578 $39.24
6/13/2006 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26063, 26063/Lot# 11412 $19.00
1/8/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 121, 126/Lot# 1864 $40.25
11/6/2007 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 2007 November Dallas, TX US Coin Signature Auction #452, 452/Lot# 925 $747.50
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
7/26/2015 PCGS   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers iAuction 3534, 6113/Lot# 20310 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1954 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base924242428282828283232373745671022208651314191627053711
14242425282828282932333739527814143510141514217930400
00000028282932333739527814143510141514217900
00000028283032353742599018065011641715244200
1954 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base928282832323232323737414163811152419211389201728343875
15282829323232323437384148699215746810771598228931810
00000032323437384148699215746810771598228900
000000323235374041567510419969412331808256200
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9282828323232323237374141638116748717352470341346016071
152828293232323234373841486911027490319802784380950910
000000323234373841486911027490319802784380900
0000003232353740415675138380131922253099420500
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12323232373737373741414550728918352218282591356747936306
193232343737373738414247577812029695720822916397652970
000000373738414247577812029695720822916397600
0000003737404144486583152409139323373242438400
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1735
Owner: Poole1
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1014
Owner: Ferdinand Erdman
 
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