Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 669,384
Catalog: KM-199
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $6.28 (5/6/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF obverse 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF reverse


  
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1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 26.00 27.00 45.00 80.00 175 375 600 1250 3900 -
$ - - - - - - 30.00 50.00 90.00 200 450 685 -
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 110 160 200 400 900 5000 7500 -
$ - - - - - - 47.00 125 170 225 500 1100 6000
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 375 750 1350 9000 19500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3050
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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2/28/2010 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210032, 210032/Lot# 22142 $53.00
4/14/2013 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131317/Lot# 26268 $317.25
7/29/2013 PCGS PF 67   Teletrade Auction 3441, 3441/Lot# 1513 $320.00
11/11/2013 PCGS PF 66   Teletrade Auction 3456, 3456/Lot# 1645 $150.00
4/6/2014 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 798, 807/Lot# 834 $465.00
6/8/2014 PCGS PF 68   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/08/2014, 202/Lot# 199515 $209.01
8/18/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 42481 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 TYPE 1 50C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5054545963677276818589941061111833045639491271192834064643
51545660646973788286919810813522339069210561490242138180
00000073788286919810813522339069210561490242100
000000757984889210210915926447782011641709291300
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5459596367727685891021111631751944375396209901609381745656089
56596064697379869310512816718127547156674311962345406650730
00000079869310512816718127547156674311962345406600
00000082889810814617118835650559386714033081431600
1956 TYPE 1 50C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base42945046348950252753956358660963165371579386594914502009493571311004312720
43645447249351053154757159461663867474181789311161636298456678102109350
0000005475715946166386747418178931116163629845667810200
0000005555786016246466947678419211283182339606399907200
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Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 7131
Owner: rjusa
 
Grade: PF 69 CAMEO
Points: 4565
Owner: fuzzbunker
 
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