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90% Silver Franklin Halves AU 100 pcs. **|**|** The 90% Silver Franklin Halves AU Bag offers investors 100 beautiful Almost Uncirculated Franklin Half Dollars. The 90% Silver Franklin Halves AU Bag will contain mixed dates and mint-marks all of which are almost uncirculated. The Franklin Half Dollar replaced the beloved Walking Liberty Half in 1948 and wowed the public with its honorary depiction of the late Founding Father. The Mint Director at the time Nellie Tayloe Ross long since admired Benjamin Franklin so when it was time to replace the Walking Liberty she knew which design would be next. Ross approached the Mint Engraver John R. Sinnock and asked him to design a portrait of Franklin for the new half dollar. Sinnock used past designs of his to get the new half dollar underway but would not see the end result. Sinnock died before the completion of the Franklin Half Dollar leaving it up to his successor Gilroy Roberts to finish the job. Once the final design was finished the Mint Director took it to the Commission of Fine Arts to get it approved. #IRS98409

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90% Silver Franklin Halves AU 100 pcs.

Estimate $1,010 - $1,165Aug 22
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
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