Today’s Deal is a beautiful example of the Franklin Half Dollar and a great deal overall. The deal is on a 1959 Franklin Half Dollar certified by NGC as MS-64. It is priced at $29.99, just $2 over the book price for the coin alone in this grade. Add the value of the NGC certification; it is nearly a $20 savings.
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The Franklin Half Dollar was minted by the United States Mint from 1948 to 1963. It was minted in all three Mint facilities throughout its history. It was relatively short-lived because the Half Dollar was changed to honor President John F. Kennedy after his assassination in 1962. If you are curious about the history of the Franklin Half, you can read this Coin History article for more details.
At the time of this article, only one of these coins was available for purchase. You can get more details and purchase it by following this link.