Saturday, July 24, 2010
Franklin Half Dollar
History: The Benjamin Franklin half dollar and the Roosevelt dime were both deigned by John Sinnock. His initials appear below the shoulder. The Liberty Bell is similar to that used by Sinnock on the 1926 Sesquicentennial commemorative half dollar modeled from a sketch by John Frederick Lewis. These were made between 1948-1963. The most valuable is a 1949s The mint mark is right below the E in STATES.