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: $6.15 (10/23/2017)
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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Last Updated: 8/11/2017

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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 1000
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 155 255 280 475 1200 3600 7500 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 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: 3528
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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5/20/2013 NGC PF 67   Teletrade Auction 3431, 3431/Lot# 1937 $250.00
4/27/2014 PCGS PF 67   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/27/2014, 173/Lot# 188265 $92.61
5/18/2014 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131421/Lot# 20245 $217.38
8/31/2014 NGC PF 69   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 216739 $410.00
1/4/2015 PCGS PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 837, 846/Lot# 1177 $276.00
5/31/2015 PCGS PF 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3532, 6101/Lot# 20428 $82.25
1/4/2017 PCGS PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(3), 1251/Lot# 4924 $3,290.00


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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