Check out these Ben Franklin half dollar coins for sale that were originally issued 1948 to 1963. This fifty-cent coin features Ben Franklin on the front, and the Liberty Bell on the back. It is comprised of 90% silver, making it very collectible. Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross was a big fan of Benjamin Franklin and had a strong desire to have him represented on a coin. Browse through the best deals on Franklin half dollar coins below and add one to your collection.