Certified Franklin Half Dollar 1953-S MS66 NGC

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  • Description:

    The Certified Franklin Half Dollar 1953-S MS66 NGC is a numismatic treasure that embodies a significant era in American coinage history. Minted in 1953 at the San Francisco Mint, this coin is part of the esteemed Franklin Half Dollar series, which pays homage to one of America's founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin.

    The Franklin Half Dollar series was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth. Designed by renowned sculptor John R. Sinnock, the coin features a portrait of Franklin on the obverse and the Liberty Bell on the reverse. The design reflects Franklin's significant contributions to American history and his role as a founding father.

    Certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as MS66, this Franklin Half Dollar has undergone meticulous evaluation and authentication. The MS66 grade indicates that the coin is in excellent condition, with only minor imperfections visible under magnification. Such a high grade enhances the coin's desirability and value among collectors.

    The 1953-S Franklin Half Dollar was produced at the San Francisco Mint, one of the U.S. Mint facilities responsible for coin production. Mintmarks, such as the "S" mintmark on this coin, denote the mint of origin. Coins from different mints may exhibit slight variations in appearance and minting quality.

    Exact mintage figures for the 1953-S Franklin Half Dollar vary, but coins from the San Francisco Mint typically had lower production numbers compared to those from the Philadelphia Mint. Despite its relatively lower mintage, the 1953-S Franklin Half Dollar is highly sought after by collectors due to its historical significance and attractive design.

    The condition of the 1953-S MS66 NGC Franklin Half Dollar is exceptional, with minimal signs of wear and a flawless appearance. This pristine condition adds to the coin's appeal and collector value, making it a prized addition to any numismatic collection.

    The packaging of the 1953-S MS66 NGC Franklin Half Dollar may vary depending on its previous owners and the method of acquisition. Some collectors prefer to store certified coins in protective holders or display cases to preserve their condition and enhance their presentation.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 1953
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: S
    • Thickness: N/A
    • Grade: N/A

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