Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,149,291
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.35 (8/25/2019)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1959 50C PF obverse 1959 50C PF reverse
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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1959 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 19.90 20.10 22.50 24.80 27.00 40.00 55.00 80.00 175 925 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 27.00 45.00 65.00 90.00 200
1959 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 55.00 130 260 325 640 3400 16500 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 375 800 3850
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2200 4600 5800 10000 17500 40000 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 7250 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 20998
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69

The chart showing 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/20/2019 1959 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-322352148063146120693635318-20249
---------------211511587410-306
----------------1-21--4
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Total----------1-322352168183197122293710328-20559
 ----------0 %-0 %0 %0 %1 %4 %16 %59 %18 %2 %- 
1959 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------2227919531111710-736
----------------11117101-40
-----------------121--4
-----------------------
Total--------------2228020733012811-780
 --------------0 %3 %10 %27 %42 %16 %1 %- 
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------1129---13
-----------------------
-----------------------
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Total---------------1129---13
 ---------------8 %8 %15 %69 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/25/2005 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Teletrade Auction 2044, 2044/Lot# 1410 $264.00
9/23/2007 NGC PF 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1455 $132.00
5/27/2008 NGC PF 67   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 250, 256/Lot# 1520 $272.55
10/17/2012 NGC PF 68   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24777 $82.25
4/14/2013 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131317/Lot# 26918 $41.00
11/24/2013 NGC PF 68   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/24/2013, 102/Lot# 148711 $126.50
2/16/2014 PCGS PF 66   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171043 $290.07
5/11/2014 NGC PF 68   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/11/2014, 179/Lot# 192299 $1,595.00
6/5/2019 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions Tuesday & Wednesday US Coins Weekly Online Auction Session(1), 131924/Lot# 25616 $132.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34145505054595963677281851432204507458651321319463249588
16424750515659606469758210416929754878510171945423774120
00000059606469758210416929754878510171945423700
00000059626670788412419437364782511692570528100
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11512313113514315115916717518319420114501609196925853675408051586473884910788
1181261321381461541621701781871966171503172921742948381044395596726594950
0000001621701781871966171503172921742948381044395596726500
00000016417218019019910341556184923803312394547996035805700
1959 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3374141455050545963677276818910216322030456316341852
14384142475051566064697378849312218224839092017070
00000051566064697378849312218224839092000
000000535762667075798698143201276477127700
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Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 7412
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5158
Owner: H Norton
 
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