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FRANKLIN HALF DOLLARS (1948-1963)

Obverse of 1956 Half Dollar     Reverse of 1956 Half Dollar

Images courtesy of Ron Guth

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1948

3,006,814

0

 

1948-D

4,028,600

0

 

1949

5,614,000

0

 

1949-D

4,120,600

0

 

1949-S

3,744,000

0

 

1950

7,742,123

51,386

 

1950-D

8,031,600

0

 

1951

16,802,102

57,500

 

1951-D

9,475,200

0

 

1951-S

13,696,000

0

 

1952

21,192,093

81,980

 

1952-D

25,395,600

0

 

1952-S

5,526,000

0

 

1953

2,668,120

128,800

 

1953-D

20,900,400

0

 

1953-S

4,148,000

0

 

1954

13,188,203

233,300

 

1954-D

25,445,580

0

 

1954-S

4,993,400

0

 

1955

2,498,181

378,200

 

1956

4,032,000

669,384

 

1957

5,114,000

1,247,952

 

1957-D

19,996,850

0

 

1958

4,042,000

875,652

 

1958-D

23,962,412

0

 

1959

6,200,000

1,149,291

 

1959-D

13,053,750

0

 

1960

6,024,000

1,691,602

 

1960-D

18,215,812

0

 

1961

8,290,000

3,028,244

Check your Proof sets for the rare Doubled die variety (look for doubling at E PLURIBUS UNUM on the reverse)

1961-D

20,276,442

0

 

1962

9,714,000

3,218,019

 

1962-D

35,473,281

0

 

1963

22,164,000

3,075,645

 

1963-D

67,069,292

0