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The Durdik Family Trust Franklin Half Dollars Collection - 148th

Current Statistics
Rank

148
GPA with Top Bonuses

67.032
GPA Weighted

67.032
Complete

88.57%
Set Rating

56.354
%FBL

96.77%

The Durdik Family Trust Franklin Half Dollars Collection

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1948 86651 1948 50C MS65FL 2705 579 2727582
In 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that religious instruction in public schools does not violate the U.S. Constitution. U.S. President signs Executive Order 9981, ending racial segregation in the United States Armed Forces.
1948-D 86652 1948-D 50C MS65FL 2026 266 2059272
1949 86653 1949 50C MS65FL 1207 330 1230338
In 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty is signed in Washington, DC, creating the NATO defense alliance. The Soviet Union lifts the blockade of Berlin, as a result of the Berlin Airlift.
1949-D 1949-D 50C
1949-S 50C
1950 86656 1950 50C MS65FL 1338 348 1338348
In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with 205 Communists in a speech to the Republican Women's Club at the McClure Hotel in Wheeling, West Virginia.
1950-D 86657 1950-D 50C MS65FL 790 113 790113
1951 86658 1951 50C MS65FL 766 197 770197
In 1951, the Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution, limiting Presidents to two terms, is ratified. Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. They are sentenced to receive the death penalty.
1951-D 86659 1951-D 50C MS65FL 892 147 892147
1951-S 86660 1951-S 50C MS65FL 512 186 516186
1952 86661 1952 50C MS65FL 1274 444 1275444
In 1952, President Harry S. Truman nationalizes all steel mills in the United States to avert a Steel Strike — creating a dispute which led to landmark legal ruling in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer. The U.S. detonates the first Hydrogen bomb. The National Security Agency is formed.
1952-D 86662 1952-D 50C MS65FL 862 144 862144
1952-S 86663 1952-S 50C MS65FL 279 59 27959
1953 86664 1953 50C MS65FL 342 59 34361
1953-D 86665 1953-D 50C MS65FL 1322 191 1327191
1953-S 6666 1953-S 50C MS66 912 86 912129
In 1953, President Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. The Rosenbergs are executed later in the year. The Soviet Union announces that it has the Hydrogen bomb.
1954 86667 1954 50C MS65FL 1421 176 1451182
In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, overturning earlier rulings going back to Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), by declaring that state laws that established separate public schools for black and white students denied black children equal educational opportunities in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
1954-D 86668 1954-D 50C MS65FL 2052 209 2052209
1954-S 86669 1954-S 50C MS65FL 999 176 1003176
1955 86670 1955 50C MS65FL 1664 237 1812256
In 1955, President Eisenhower sends advisors to Vietnam. Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white person, and the national civil rights movement begins.
1956 86671 1956 50C MS65FL 1613 862 1614868
In 1956, 96 U.S. Congressmen sign the Southern Manifesto, a protest against the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling (Brown vs. Board of Education) desegregating public education. President Eisenhower is reelected. "Under God" added to the Pledge of Allegiance and "In God we Trust" adopted as moto of the United States.
1957 86672 1957 50C MS66FL 478 39 47839
In 1957, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends federal troops to Arkansas to provide safe passage into Central High School for the Little Rock Nine.
1957-D 86673 1957-D 50C MS65FL 2305 493 2314493
1958 86674 1958 50C MS65FL 517 402 517402
In 1958, the bodies of unidentified soldiers killed in action during World War II and the Korean War are buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.
1958-D 86675 1958-D 50C MS65FL 1915 991 1915991
1959 86676 1959 50C MS65FL 1051 70 108976
In 1959, Alaska and Hawaii join the Union as the 49th and 50th states.
1959-D 86677 1959-D 50C MS65FL 2098 182 2098182
1960 86678 1960 50C MS64FL 4364 1109 43641109
1960-D 86679 1960-D 50C MS65FL 556 50 55650
In 1960, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds a Federal Court ruling that Louisiana's segregation laws are unconstitutional. President Dwight Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960 into law. JFK elected President of the United States.
1961 86680 1961 50C MS64FL 1128 272 1128272
In 1961, the Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, DC to vote in presidential elections. A Freedom Riders bus is fire-bombed near Anniston, Alabama and the civil rights protestors are beaten by an angry mob. U.S. President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.
1961-D 86681 1961-D 50C MS64FL 1965 386 1965386
1962 1962 50C
1962-D 86683 1962-D 50C MS65FL 382 42 38242
In 1962, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that Federal courts can order state legislatures to reapportion seats in Baker v. Carr. In Engel v. Vitale, the United States Supreme Court rules that mandatory prayers in public schools are unconstitutional.
1963 1963 50C
1963-D 86685 1963-D 50C MS65FL 1029 136 1029136
In 1963, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Gideon v. Wainwright, unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants unable to afford their own attorneys.