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: $7.37 (7/28/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/27/2016

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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 25.00 29.00 35.00 40.00 75.00 105 145 450 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 36.00 45.00 80.00 115 -
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 28.00 36.00 43.00 72.00 115 150 325 785 -
$ - - - - - - - 30.00 37.00 47.00 80.00 130 160 415
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 28.00 35.00 70.00 160 185 345 1000 3800 -
$ - - - - - - - 30.00 38.00 85.00 170 200 465 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 12870
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


Upcoming Auctions

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8/14/2016 PF 69  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(6), 1238/Lot# 7932
8/14/2016 PF 69  Cameo Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(6), 1238/Lot# 7928


Auction Prices Realized

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Price
7/4/2001 PCGS PF 68   Teletrade Auction 1455, 1455/Lot# 1644 $59.95
5/27/2007 NGC PF 68   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 417 $90.00
6/16/2013 PCGS PF 66   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 122189 $73.33
6/23/2013 NGC PF 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 757, 766/Lot# 325 $33.00
7/11/2013 PCGS PF 69   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1187/Lot# 4164 $2,585.00
11/10/2013 NGC PF 68   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/10/2013, 100/Lot# 143631 $192.50
12/22/2013 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159442 $75.00
7/18/2014 PCGS PF 68   Stack's Bowers IAuction 3491, 6042/Lot# 21215 $464.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5054545963677276818589949810211913114322039562011931707
5154566064697378828691959910812313516927847081113640
0000007378828691959910812313516927847081100
000000757984889297101113127139194337545100200
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base545459636772768185899410210611113116325540962099020092807
5456606469737882869197103108118142194306479743133022750
0000007882869197103108118142194306479743133000
0000007984889299105109124152224358550867166900
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5454596367727681858994981061151432884376201028179936014888
54566064697378828691951011091241913384987561285240040300
00000078828691951011091241913384987561285240000
00000079848892971031121342403875598921542300000
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 7217
Owner: Allen
 
Grade: PF 69 UC
Points: 7217
Owner: Zakmar
 
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