Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 669,384
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.36 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF reverse
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Last Updated: 7/11/2019

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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 26.00 29.50 32.50 45.00 95.00 175 260 445 900 2850 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 110 - - 510 1000
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 155 255 280 475 1070 3600 5900 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 1450 4100
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 385 800 1900 2950 18500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4211
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69

The chart showing 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-28276917055618481041212-3934
-----------------3862-19
-------------------10--10
-----------------------
Total----------1-28276917055918561057214-3963
 ----------0 %-0 %0 %1 %2 %4 %14 %47 %27 %5 %- 
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------12172811010020-269
------------------21--3
-------------------1--1
-------------------1--1
Total-------------12172811210320-274
 -------------0 %1 %0 %3 %10 %41 %38 %7 %- 
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------------161--8
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total-----------------161--8
 -----------------13 %75 %13 %-- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
8/15/2004 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1922, 1922/Lot# 1297 $35.00
9/2/2012 PCGS PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/02/2012, 38/Lot# 72332 $253.00
4/6/2014 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 184720 $272.81
4/6/2014 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 798, 807/Lot# 834 $465.00
6/15/2014 NGC PF 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 201486 $489.50
10/12/2014 NGC PF 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 225174 $300.00
10/10/2014 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15359 $123.38
12/4/2016 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131650/Lot# 23245 $164.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 50C PF TYPE 1 Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base54595963677276858910211116316717151573578311031886328146945158
56596064697379869310512816416828658875189013642351375248490
00000079869310512816416828658875189013642351375200
00000082889810814616617040066276799616252816422300
1956 50C PF TYPE 1 Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base429450463489502527539563586609631653715793865966150524012985604866070
4364544724935105315475715946166386747418178991146180425964006623466070
0000005475715946166386747418178991146180425964006623400
0000005555786016246466947678419321325210227905027642100
1956 50C PF TYPE 1
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5054545963677276818589941061151833515637451059160929363265
5154566064697378828691981091382394226248501242205130460
0000007378828691981091382394226248501242205100
00000075798488921021121602954926849541426249400
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Grade: PF 68 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 6048
Owner: RCTVClient
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 4694
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
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