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: $6.30 (5/29/2017)
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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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 26.00 28.00 45.00 95.00 175 260 445 900 2850 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 110 - - 510 -
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 155 255 280 475 1200 3600 8000 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 1450 4100
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 385 800 1900 2950 14750 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3427
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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3/28/2007 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2346, 2346/Lot# 1679 $41.00
9/22/2013 NGC PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/22/2013, 93/Lot# 138028 $135.30
6/29/2014 NGC PF 68   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 203996 $55.00
1/4/2015 PCGS PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 837, 846/Lot# 1177 $276.00
1/11/2015 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131503/Lot# 26066 $282.00
1/29/2015 NGC PF 69   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1217/Lot# 7510 $763.75
4/17/2015 PCGS PF 67   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3530, 6099/Lot# 24177 $205.63
8/10/2016 NGC PF 69   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(3), 1238/Lot# 5012 $2,232.50


NGC Registry

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