1961 Franklin Half Dollars : Doubled Die Reverse

Liberty Bell

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John R Sinnock
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 12.5 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1961 DDR Franklin Silver Half Dollar Proof - Doubled Die Reverse Error
One major variety is the 1961 Franklin Silver Half Dollar Doubled Die Reverse (DDR) Proof. This error variety features a very prominent doubled die of the entire reverse or back of the coin - and only appears on proof coins. It is very easy to spot this variety as the doubling of the lettering is most noticeable on the left and bottom portion of the coin. The words "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "HALF DOLLAR" and "UNITED" are where the doubling is strongest. These features are depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
--------$2,886

The 1961 Franklin Half Dollar (Doubled Die Reverse Variety) (Proof coin) is worth $2,886 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $5.9680





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