Best Answer

He was from 1948-1963 when he was replaced by John F Kennedy in the wake of his assassination. All half dollars intended for circulation from 1964 onwards are the JFK half dollars.

User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar


6mo ago

No, Benjamin Franklin is not currently featured on the half dollar coin. The current design features a portrait of President John F. Kennedy. Benjamin Franklin has been featured on various U.S. coins in the past, including the half dollar, but the design has since been changed.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is Benjamin Franklin on the half dollar coin?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Who was the only American to appear on the us coin who were not presidents?

Benjamin Franklin - Half Dollar

What 1950's coin had Benjamin Franklin on it?

From 1948 to 1963 his image was on the US half dollar.

1951 Benjamin Franklin Dollar coin value?

Please look at the coin again, it's a half dollar not a dollar and value is likely about $5.00 just for the silver.

What is the value of a Benjamin Franklin half dollar dated 1951?

As of today bullion value is $6.30 for this coin a uncirculated coin is about $10.00.

What is the value of a 1951 Benjamin Franklin dollar?

Please check the denomination on the back of the coin. You'll find that it's a HALF dollar.

Value of 1961 Benjamin Franklin silver dollar?

Turn the coin over and look at the denomination on the back. It's a half dollar.

How much is a Bengamin Franklin 1960 half dollar worth?

The 1960 Benjamin Franklin half dollar can be worth 15.00 dollars or more. The specific value of the coin will vary depending on its condition.

What is your 1934 Benjamin Franklin silver dollar worth?

Check that coin again, because what you describe doesn't exist. Ben Franklin was on the HALF dollar from 1948 to 1963.

What is the value and information of a 1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower half dollar?

One interesting fact about this coin is that Benjamin Franklin is playing the part of Ike. That's why most people call it a Franklin Half Dollar.

What is a 1949 Benjamin Franklin dollar worth?

Uh, did you look at the back of the coin where it says HALF dollar? See the Related Question for more details.

Was Benjamin Franklin ever on the US half dollar?

Very definitely. His portrait appeared on the US 50¢ coin from 1948 to 1963.

What is the value of 1903 Benjamin Franklin half dollar?

Franklin first appeared on the U.S. half dollar in 1948. A half dated 1903 is a Barber half. Values for an average circulated coin (G-4 to VF-20) with no mintmark, run from $17.00 to $45.00.