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: $6.11 (12/11/2019)
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: 11/22/2019

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1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 26.00 27.50 30.00 34.00 40.50 45.00 75.00 81.00 140 460 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 80.00 105 170
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF CA
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 28.00 43.00 45.00 75.00 115 155 325 790 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 130 165 415
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF UC
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 45.00 75.00 160 190 335 665 3500 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 475 1330

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 19250
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/10/2019 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------3131323893561698812646841344-16340
--------------111470355414175-1030
------------------1---1
------------------11--2
Total----------3131324903701768848350991519-17373
 ----------0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %2 %10 %49 %29 %9 %- 
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------111960220866854347-2368
---------------281910517299-405
-----------------123--6
-------------------3--3
Total-------------1121682409731032446-2782
 -------------0 %0 %1 %2 %9 %35 %37 %16 %- 
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------14234145242114-542
------------------15--6
------------------13--4
-----------------------
Total--------------14234147250114-552
 --------------0 %1 %0 %6 %27 %45 %21 %- 

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12/11/2019 PF 69   Heritage Auctions Tuesday & Wednesday US Coins Weekly Online Auction Session(1), 131950/Lot# 23304


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2/5/1996 NGC PF 67   Cameo Teletrade Auction 0812, 812/Lot# 472 $45.78
2/11/2007 NGC PF 69   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1522 $230.00
2/18/2010 NGC PF 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 455, 461/Lot# 7326 $64.00
8/27/2011 NGC PF 65   Champion Hong Kong Champion Auction 15, 151/Lot# 397 $15,340.00
1/9/2013 NGC PF 69   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1181/Lot# 11084 $1,057.50
12/8/2013 NGC PF 68   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/08/2013, 104/Lot# 140265 $240.90
4/28/2014 PCGS PF 68   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20317 $808.40
5/28/2017 NGC PF 68   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131723/Lot# 21257 $211.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 2 50C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base545459636772768185899410210611515118328840951586514941695
5456606469737882869197103109127162218328444632107515610
0000007882869197103109127162218328444632107500
0000007984889299105112139172253369480748128400
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5454596367727681858994111115143183288527597882135132163569
545660646973788286911001121241562183685506921038197333340
000000788286911001121241562183685506921038197300
000000798488921051141341702534475747871195259400
1956 TYPE 2 50C PF
 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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