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: $6.66 (2/26/2017)
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: 3366
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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3/23/2009 PCGS PF 66   Teletrade Auction 2669, 2669/Lot# 1474 $86.25
1/27/2013 NGC PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/27/2013, 59/Lot# 97418 $253.00
9/14/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10159 $150.00
6/4/2015 PCGS PF 69   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 7886 $822.50
11/10/2015 PCGS PF 67   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 26129 $329.00
1/6/2016 PCGS PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(5), 1231/Lot# 5835 $3,290.00
7/7/2016 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(1), 1237/Lot# 3668 $1,997.50


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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