JFK Half Dollar Mint Mark Collection - US Coins
â€¢ Three Kennedy Half Dollars struck in .750 copper and .250 nickel bonded to an inner core of pure copper.
â€¢ Collection features one coin from each of the three U.S. Mints that have struck the coin for circulation: Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco.
â€¢ The coins come in a custom display wallet with a Certificate of Authenticity.
â€¢ The first Kennedy Half Dollar was minted in 1964 as a tribute to President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963.
â€¢ It has been struck each year, but since 2002 the coins were not released into circulation but were made only for collectors.
â€¢ The Kennedy Half Dollar is almost never seen in circulation.
â€¢ The portrait was first used on Kennedyâ€™s official Presidential Medal struck by the U.S. Mint.
â€¢ Jacqueline Kennedy, the Presidentâ€™s widow, personally approved the coin design.
â€¢ The reverse depicts the Presidential coat of arms.
â€¢ The mint mark can be found on the obverse, above the two middle numbers in the date.
â€¢ â€œPâ€ mint mark is for coins struck in Philadelphia, â€œDâ€ is for Denver, and â€œSâ€ is for San Francisco.
â€¢ The Kennedy Half Dollar is the most popular U.S. coin with collectors around the world, but few people ever manage to own all three mint marked coins in a single collection like this.
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