Certified Franklin Half Dollar 1957 MS66FBL PCGS

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  • Description:

    The Certified Franklin Half Dollar 1957 MS66FBL PCGS is a numismatic treasure that holds significant historical and collector value. Minted during the mid-20th century, this coin is part of the esteemed Franklin Half Dollar series, which pays homage to one of America's founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin.

    Introduced in 1948 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth, the Franklin Half Dollar series features a design created by renowned sculptor John R. Sinnock. The obverse of the coin showcases a profile portrait of Franklin, while the reverse displays the Liberty Bell, a symbol of American independence and freedom.

    Certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) as MS66FBL, this Franklin Half Dollar has undergone meticulous evaluation and authentication. The MS66FBL grade signifies that the coin is in superb condition, with full bell lines visible on the reverse. Such high grades enhance the coin's desirability and value among collectors.

    The 1957 Franklin Half Dollar was minted at various facilities across the United States, including the Philadelphia Mint, the Denver Mint, and the San Francisco Mint. Mintmarks, if present, indicate the coin's origin and production facility. Coins from different mints may exhibit slight variations in appearance and minting quality.

    Exact mintage figures for the 1957 Franklin Half Dollar vary depending on the mint facility. The Philadelphia Mint typically produced the highest number of coins, followed by the Denver and San Francisco Mints. Despite its relatively high mintage, the 1957 Franklin Half Dollar remains sought after by collectors due to its historical significance and aesthetic appeal.

    The 1950s marked a period of prosperity and optimism in post-war America, and coins from this era reflect the spirit of the time. The Franklin Half Dollar series, with its elegant design and historical significance, captures the essence of America's economic and cultural resurgence in the 1950s.

    The packaging of the 1957 MS66FBL PCGS 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.

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    • Year: 1957
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