The Franklin half dollar was introduced in 1948 to replace the Walking Liberty half dollar. The coin features a left-facing portrait of Benjamin Franklin on the obverse, along with the inscriptions "Liberty" and In God We Trust. " The reverse side depicts the Liberty Bell with the words "United States of America" and "Half Dollar.Initially, the Franklin half dollar's design was controversial due to its modern style, but it became popular among collectors over time. The coin was minted until 1963 and is considered an iconic piece of US coinage history.
Today, collectors appreciate the Franklin half dollar for its design and historical significance. The coin's legacy lives on as a tribute to one of America's most influential founding fathers. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Half Dollars\Franklin (1948-63)". The seller is "jojosopenlistings" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.