The 1963 Franklin Half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.
Type: Franklin Half Dollar
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.34
This was the final year that Franklin half dollars were minted. The US minted the 1963 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1963 D half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.34 as of October 17, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.54 per ounce.
The 1963 half dollar with no mint mark and the 1963 D half dollar have similar values. Each coin is worth around $9 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is slightly higher at around $10. In uncirculated condition the value is at least $14. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $30.
Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $25 in PR 65 condition. There were 3,075,645 proof coins minted.
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