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: $6.09 (6/29/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1959 50C PF obverse 1959 50C PF reverse


  
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1959 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 18.00 19.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 40.00 55.00 80.00 175 925 -
$ - - - - - - - - - 27.00 45.00 65.00 90.00 -
1959 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 55.00 130 260 325 640 3400 4950 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 375 800 -
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2200 4600 6250 11500 28000 56000 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 8100 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16095
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/1/2006 NGC PF VF 25   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2006 June Long Beach Signature Auction #408, 408/Lot# 4815 $10,062.50
11/27/2006 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 115: The Eagle One Sale, 120/Lot# 5463 $13.80
2/11/2007 NGC PF 67   Cameo Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1530 $403.00
12/30/2007 PCGS PF 65   Teletrade Auction 2469, 2469/Lot# 1474 $29.00
11/12/2009 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 427, 433/Lot# 6614 $80.50
6/10/2012 PCGS PF 68   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131225/Lot# 26220 $149.50
7/6/2014 PCGS PF 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 199/Lot# 204692 $27.10
3/6/2015 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3524, 6093/Lot# 21140 $153.93


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333332037637276818910216322030456316341852
333333392646667378849312218224839092017070
000000392646667378849312218224839092000
00000031431546975798698143201276477127700
1959 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333324417281851432204507458651333319438004199
3333333103051758210416929754878510211953339639330
0000003103051758210416929754878510211953339600
0000003173562788412419437364782511772574359800
1959 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333314501609196925853675421755637756998110788
3333333333348515031729217429483856466662948498102500
000000333334851503172921742948385646666294849800
000000333339681556184923803312403651147025923900
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Grade: PF 67 UC
Points: 5563
Owner: First Strike Society
 
Grade: PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 5563
Owner: H Norton
 
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