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Trueview photos of recently graded toned Proof Franklins and a Proof DCAM Franklin.

SanctionIISanctionII Posts: 11,710 ✭✭✭✭✭

These coins are part of a recent submission.

The Trueviews show lots of color. In hand the coins look different and IMO better than they show in the Trueviews.


  • Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 4,434 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very nice 👍🏻


  • keyman64keyman64 Posts: 15,454 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very nice group!

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  • erwindocerwindoc Posts: 4,927 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, the crescent rainbows really pop on those halves, especially the 56s and 58!

  • CoinscratchCoinscratch Posts: 7,896 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice coins Sanction and great picks on the toners as well. I have several toners on a current submission for that very reason.

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  • Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 2,107 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You have great coins Man! Love them all. PM me if you have anything you want to sell.

  • SanctionIISanctionII Posts: 11,710 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Spent time with these toned Franklins this morning, viewing them under good lighting.

    The mirrored fields are very reflective and as you rotate the coins under the light multiple different looks show, along with multiple colors.

    Some of the devices are lightly to heavily frosted (the reverse of of the 1954, the obverse and reverse of the heavily toned 1955, the obverse and reverse of the 1956 type 1, the obverse of the 1958, the reverse of the 1960 and the obverses and reverses of the two 1962 halves).

    My favorites (today) are the 1956 Type 1 and the 1956 Type 2.

    The multicolored toning on the obverse (rainbow colors around the rim which shifts towards light yellow as you progress to the bust of Benjamin Franklin) is off the charts eye appealing.

    The 1956 Type 1 is also very eye appealing and it has an eagle on the reverse that has Type 1 tail feathers that have more detail than I have ever seen on a 1956 Type 1 proof half dollar. The feather detail does not show well in the photo, but in hand it does. At first glance the feathers appear to be of the Type 2 variety, but on closer inspection you realize it is just a very well struck Type 1.

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