Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 669,384
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: $6.75 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF reverse


  
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 26.00 27.00 45.00 95.00 165 260 425 875 3000 -
$ - - - - - - - 30.00 50.00 110 185 285 500 -
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 155 255 280 475 1200 3500 8000 -
$ - - - - - - - 47.00 165 265 300 550 1450 4000
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 385 800 1900 5000 14500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3188
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
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12/26/2001 PCGS PF 67   Teletrade Auction 1522, 1522/Lot# 1503 $98.10
11/14/2005 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #62, 67/Lot# 684 $161.00
1/3/2012 PCGS PF 68   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(6), 1166/Lot# 5971 $19,550.00
11/17/2013 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 151466 $253.00
3/30/2014 NGC PF 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 181771 $485.39
9/12/2014 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers iAuction 3499, 6053/Lot# 21223 $88.13
5/31/2015 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3532, 6101/Lot# 20428 $82.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5054545963677276818589941061111833045639491271192834064643
51545660646973788286919810813522339069210561490242138180
00000073788286919810813522339069210561490242100
000000757984889210210915926447782011641709291300
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5459596367727685891021111631751944375396209901609381745656089
56596064697379869310512816718127547156674311962345406650730
00000079869310512816718127547156674311962345406600
00000082889810814617118835650559386714033081431600
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base42945046348950252753956358660963165371579386594914502009493571311004312720
43645447249351053154757159461663867474181789311161636298456678102109350
0000005475715946166386747418178931116163629845667810200
0000005555786016246466947678419211283182339606399907200
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 7131
Owner: rjusa
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 4565
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
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