Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)

Melt Value: $5.29
Last Updated: 12/14/2018 7:08 AM EST

This page shows trends for Franklin Half Dollar melt values. A coin's numismatic value may be higher than its melt value. See pricing for U.S. Silver Coins in the NGC US Coin Price Guide.

Coin Specifications

Category: Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,006,814
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: 90% Silver
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded

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