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: $6.18 (10/22/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF reverse


  
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Last Updated: 8/11/2017

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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 24.00 26.00 30.00 35.00 45.00 75.00 95.00 140 460 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 80.00 105 170
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 28.00 37.00 45.00 75.00 115 155 325 790 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 130 165 415
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 45.00 75.00 160 190 335 665 3450 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 475 1100

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 14551
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/11/2007 NGC PF 69   Ultra Cameo Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1521 $1,380.00
2/18/2010 NGC PF 67   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 455, 461/Lot# 7330 $138.00
8/22/2010 NGC PF 69   Cameo Teletrade Auction 2910, 2910/Lot# 1764 $460.00
7/27/2013 NGC PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30679 $71.68
7/28/2013 PCGS PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 130311 $35.00
8/5/2014 PCGS PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7900 $282.00
12/25/2016 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131701/Lot# 21333 $188.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 50C PF TYPE 2 Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base545459636772768185899410210611515118328840951586514941695
5456606469737882869197103109127162218328444632107515610
0000007882869197103109127162218328444632107500
0000007984889299105112139172253369480748128400
1956 50C PF TYPE 2 Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5454596367727681858994111115143183288527597882135132163569
545660646973788286911001121241562183685506921038197333340
000000788286911001121241562183685506921038197300
000000798488921051141341702534475747871195259400
1956 50C PF TYPE 2
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5054545963677276818589949810612314318328835147710811239
51545660646973788286919510111213015621830939367811340
00000073788286919510111213015621830939367800
00000075798488929710311713617025333043588000
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 3363
Owner: Randolph Collection
 
Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 3216
Owner: Allen
 
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