The 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin is the Rarest Franklin in the Series to find in CAMEO!
It is extremely tough to find a 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin in any grade of cameo. Right now between both PCGS and NGC combined there are under 500 total examples in ALL grades of cameo. Finding a 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin with enough cameo on the obverse to grant a cameo designation can be a frustrating task. The obverse contrast is known to be extremely weak. Finding a heavy contrasted obverse example is extremely rare. You ever wonder why so many few 1956 Type 1 proof Franklins earn a Star designation? Here is one of the reasons.
1956 Type 1 Franklin NGC PF 68 PLUS CAMEO CAC
Here we have the seventh coin in one of the most phenomenal Proof Franklin collections on the NGC Registry. Finding a 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin in high grade is no easy task, especially in cameo. This coin is phenomenal! I think this jewel definitely deserves a STAR. The cameo contrast on the obverse is in CAMEO+ territory. CAMEO+ contrast on a 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin on the obverse is extremely rare to come by. Flip this beauty over and BAM the Liberty bell is smothered in HEAVY snow-white ULTRA CAMEO frost. It doesn't get much better than this! The highest grade NGC has certified in ULTRA CAMEO is a PF 68 ULTRA CAMEO. This example comes extremely close to that status. The fields are deep black fields of perfection. One of the most stunning 1956 Type 1 proof Franklins on the planet without a doubt. Ultimate rarity right here! This is the ONLY 1956 Type 1 proof Franklin graded in PF 68 PLUS CAMEO.