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

Number of
Required Items
49
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
70.948

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. The Proof issues are a mixed bag of rarities and ultra-common coins, depending on the condition and amount of cameo contrast that you are seeking. Because this series is both challenging and affordable, it has become one of the most popular of all U. S. coins sets to assemble.

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

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 D. L. Hansen Franklin Half Dollars FBL. (Circulation & Proof) 100.00% 69.47 69.73 69.73
2 Sourdough Cache 2015 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 69.29 69.49 69.49
3 Northcoast Franklin Collection 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 68.87 68.89 68.89
4 D.L. Hansen Franklin FLB and Proof (2nd Set) 100.00% 68.77 68.86 68.86
5 Diana’s Franklin’s 100.00% 68.24 68.30 68.30

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 D. L. Hansen Franklin Half Dollars FBL. (Circulation & Proof) 100.00% 69.47 69.73 69.73
2 Sourdough Cache 2015 2016 2017 2018 100.00% 69.29 69.49 69.49
3 Northcoast Franklin Collection 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 68.87 68.89 68.89
4 D.L. Hansen Franklin FLB and Proof (2nd Set) 100.00% 68.77 68.86 68.86
5 Diana’s Franklin’s 100.00% 68.24 68.30 68.30
6 psc 100.00% 67.93 67.93 67.93
7 Golden Gate Collection 100.00% 67.90 67.91 67.91
8 Matt's Franklin FBL and Proof set 100.00% 67.85 67.85 67.85
9 Metroman114 100.00% 67.74 67.78 67.78
10 dkitter UPDATED 100.00% 67.74 67.74 67.74
11 The Queen City Collection 100.00% 67.58 67.58 67.58
12 lostmountainman 100.00% 67.38 67.38 67.38
13 bgdurango 100.00% 67.03 67.03 67.03
14 FABG 100.00% 66.92 66.92 66.92
15 DRMs Franklin Half Dollar FBL Circulation and Proof Set 100.00% 66.83 66.83 66.83
16 John Salmon - Franklin FBL's and Proof Set 100.00% 66.67 66.67 66.67
17 Weatherman Franklin FBL Basic Set, Strikes&PFS 100.00% 66.64 66.64 66.64
18 FredsFrankies 100.00% 66.59 66.59 66.59
19 jimblasius 97.96% 67.29 67.29 66.51
20 RFJ 100.00% 66.51 66.51 66.51

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