1957 50C PR65 Certification #42168923, PCGS #6698

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

The 1957 Proof Franklin Half Dollar is fairly common for a proof coin. In PR60 to about PR67 it is easy and inexpensive to obtain. In PR68 it becomes much scarcer and worth a significantly higher premium than PR67 examples. When displaying Cameo surfaces it is obviously scarcer than non Cameo examples. With enough searching a Cameo example can be purchased inexpensively up to about PR67 grade. Examples displaying Deep Cameo surfaces are very scarce with less than a few hundred examples known in all grades combined.  

PCGS #
6698
Designer
John R. Sinnock/John Frederick Lewis
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
30.00 millimeters
Weight
12.50 grams
Mintage
1247952
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
6105
Pop Lower
918
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 750000 R-1.3 11 / 16 11 / 16
All Grades 750000 R-1.3 16 / 16 16 / 16
60 or Better 225000 R-1.8 16 / 16 16 / 16
65 or Better 750000
All Grades 750000
60 or Better 225000
65 or Better R-1.3
All Grades R-1.3
60 or Better R-1.8
65 or Better 11 / 16
All Grades 16 / 16
60 or Better 16 / 16
65 or Better 11 / 16
All Grades 16 / 16
60 or Better 16 / 16

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail 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