1961 50C (Proof)

Series: Franklin Half Dollars 1950-1963

PCGS PR68

PCGS PR68

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PCGS PR68

PCGS PR68

PCGS PR68

PCGS PR68

PCGS #:
6702
Designer:
John R. Sinnock/John Frederick Lewis
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
30.00 millimeters
Weight:
12.50 grams
Mintage:
3,028,244
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 2,400,000 R-1.0 13 / 16 TIE 13 / 16 TIE
60 or Better 172,000 R-1.9 9 / 16 TIE 9 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 74,000 R-2.2 11 / 16 TIE 11 / 16 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2,400,000
60 or Better 172,000
65 or Better 74,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-1.9
65 or Better R-2.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 13 / 16 TIE
60 or Better 9 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 16 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 13 / 16 TIE
60 or Better 9 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 16 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
#1 PR69 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1961 Proof Franklin Half Dollar is one of the more common proof coins from the series. Its similar to Franklin Half Proofs struck from 1960-1964. Examples displaying full cameo and deep cameo surfaces are much scarcer and command higher premiums.