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Franklin Half Dollars FBL Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1948-1963)

Number of Required Items

35
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

70.438

Mintages are irrelevant when gauging the rarity of a Franklin issue in MS 65 or MS 65 FBL (or higher grade). Original BU rolls of Franklin half dollars rarely contain even a single MS 65 coin. Because this series is both challenging and affordable, it has become one of the most popular of all U. S. coins sets to assemble. As this is being written only twenty sets can be put together in MS65FBL, and one set is possible in MS66FBL! Most collectors assemble this set with as many FBL pieces as possible, then fill in the holes with non-FBL specimens until the right coins come along.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete %FBL GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 LOR 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 69.08 70.42 70.42
2 EWP 2014 100.00% 100.00% 68.86 R 69.63 69.63
3 GRFN 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2013 100.00% 100.00% 68.68 R 69.10 69.10
4 JFS - Set 1 HOF 2002 2003 2005 2006 100.00% 100.00% 68.45 68.58 68.58
5 Sourdough's Cache 100.00% 100.00% 68.36 68.51 68.51

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete %FBL GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 LOR 2015 2016 100.00% 100.00% 69.08 70.42 70.42
2 JFS - Set 1 HOF 2002 2003 2005 2006 100.00% 100.00% 68.45 68.58 68.58
3 Sourdough's Cache 100.00% 100.00% 68.36 68.51 68.51
4 Wondercoin's Fun MS Franklin Half Collection UPDATED 100.00% 100.00% 68.30 68.42 68.42
5 JFS - Set 2 100.00% 100.00% 68.20 68.30 68.30
6 JD's Franklin Full Bell Line Set 100.00% 100.00% 68.11 68.11 68.11
7 rileytai 100.00% 97.14% 67.98 67.98 67.98
7 Morina Franklins 100.00% 100.00% 67.98 67.98 67.98
9 Rasmussen FBL Set 100.00% 100.00% 67.97 67.97 67.97
10 EBL III Collection 100.00% 100.00% 67.90 67.90 67.90
11 DSS Franklins Business FBL 100.00% 97.14% 67.75 67.75 67.75
11 Prezel Collection 100.00% 97.14% 67.75 67.75 67.75
13 Otsquago Franklins 100.00% 97.14% 67.69 67.69 67.69
14 Steve Aaker - Franklins 100.00% 97.14% 67.62 67.62 67.62
15 psc 100.00% 94.29% 67.53 67.53 67.53
16 Robinette Collection 100.00% 97.14% 67.45 67.45 67.45
17 bucks county bells 100.00% 94.29% 67.40 67.40 67.40
18 MZ 100.00% 97.14% 67.39 67.39 67.39
19 Bob's Franklin Half Dollars FBL Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1948-1963) 100.00% 97.14% 67.33 67.33 67.33
20 Donn Murphy Collection 100.00% 97.14% 67.30 67.30 67.30

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