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: $6.46 (9/20/2019)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1954 50C MS obverse 1954 50C MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/16/2019

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1954 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 12.00 12.00 12.00 13.00 13.50 14.00 15.00 15.50 16.00 18.45 20.00 22.00 25.00 38.00 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 1080 16900 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 40.00 80.00 200 3500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5697
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/17/2019 1954 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---2625111145-4402792191134776----4010
--------------1222----7
---------------321----6
-----------------------
Total---2625111145-4402802196135179----4023
 ---0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %-0 %1 %7 %55 %34 %2 %---- 
1954 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1--1583116040721----1687
----------------1-----1
---------------614----11
-----------------------
Total----------1--1583116640925----1699
 ----------0 %--1 %5 %69 %24 %1 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/24/1997 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1009, 1009/Lot# 1489 $39.24
3/8/2005 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25033, 25033/Lot# 11346 $29.00
1/8/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 121, 126/Lot# 1864 $40.25
7/1/2007 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 2388, 2388/Lot# 1759 $50.00
6/9/2014 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20438 $35.25
6/22/2014 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 170053 $37.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Full Bell Lines Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 1553 $5,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 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
1954 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54595963636367676772727681891021512559491314191627053711
565960636364676769727378849311818648610711515217930400
000000676769727378849311818648610711515217900
000000676770727579869813522071811921715244200
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1776
Owner: Larz13
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1776
Owner: Poole1
 
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