Facebook Pixel

Hall of Fame

12 day ago
1948-P Franklin Half Dollar NGC MS68 Star FBL
By RCTV
More from this author

1948-P Franklin Half Dollar NGC MS68 Star FBL

With 1948 being the first year that the Franklin Half Dollar was struck, it is already a monumental date for the series. When taking grade into account, it becomes clear that highly graded 1948-Ps are great rarities. In Choice and Gem condition this coin is difficult to find, but still possible to acquire with enough dedication. Stepping into Superb Gem condition, however, changes the game. There are only a handful of Franklins that have been graded in Superb Gem condition, all but one of which are Mint State 67. This specific example is the only 1948 Franklin to be graded Mint State 68 with a Full Bell Line designation, and it has been awarded a star nonetheless. With no other 1948-P Franklins graded in MS68, and none graded higher, this example has solidified its status as the finest known example. This finest known, first year of issue Franklin Half Dollar was placed with a happy client by Rare Collectibles TV’s Private Advisory Coin Team.

 

Enjoy reading about this stunning coin? For more information on this coin and others like it, call our friendly Private Advisory Team, will open in a new window. at: 1-800-778-0624

 

Denomination Half Dollar
Series Franklin Half Dollar
Composition Silver
Year 1948
Mint Philadelphia (P)
Grade Mint State 68 Star Full Bell Lines
Mintage 3,006,814
Population in Grade 1
Finer Known Examples None

 

1948-P Franklin Half Dollar MS68 Star FBL

1948-P Franklin Half Dollar MS68 Star FBL

1948-P Franklin Half Dollar MS68 Star FBL

1948-P Franklin Half Dollar MS68 Star FBL