Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 13,053,750
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.29 (5/27/2017)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1959 D 50C MS obverse 1959 D 50C MS reverse


  
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1959 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 10.80 10.85 10.90 10.95 11.15 11.60 11.85 14.00 16.00 17.50 20.00 22.00 23.00 29.00 85.00 685 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 24.00 33.00 120 - - -
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 22.00 23.00 25.00 32.00 55.00 145 900 10500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 27.00 35.00 65.00 220 1975 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5029
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/5/1999 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Heritage Auctions 1999 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #202, 202/Lot# 415 $77.00
2/15/2006 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines Teletrade Auction 2161, 2161/Lot# 2303 $53.00
1/1/2007 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 5791 $92.00
5/27/2007 NGC MS 65   Full Bell Lines Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 425 $72.00
7/29/2012 PCGS MS 64   Full Bell Lines GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/29/2012, 33/Lot# 65889 $35.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 65   Full Bell Lines Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6265 $76.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base37414141414141455054637281899411932013752543350447146210
384141414141424751576675849110218667217642863390752130
000000424751576675849110218667217642863390700
0000004448536069788692111253102321543184431100
1959 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base414545454545455054597281899810212734814552665366149096449
424545454545475156637584929911020171718582997407754220
000000475156637584929911020171718582997407700
00000048535768788695101119274108622623329449300
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base414545454545455054596789949813122048916095264557769988982
4245454545454751566274919510916131086228275368605176590
0000004751566274919510916131086228275368605100
00000048535764829297120190399123640465473652400
1959 D 50C MS Full Bell Lines, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base45505050505050545967769810210614324152416975476579872599295
47505050505051566270839910311817633591529575583628579380
00000051566270839910311817633591529575583628500
0000005357647391101105131208430130642165691677200
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Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1609
Owner: bigpep1
 
Grade: MS 66 FBL
Points: 1609
Owner: DRB59
 
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