United States of America - ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver)

Coin ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver) United States of America obverse
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Coin ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver) United States of America reverse
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General information

Name ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver)
Country United States of America
Issuer United States of America
Currency -
Face value Half Dollar = 50 Cents
Period -
Issue period 1964
Commemorative reason -
Out of circulation? No
Thematic
eagle
coat of arms
politician

Technical information

Item type coin
Subtype common coin
Material plain: Silver main (.900)
Weight 12.5 g
Diameter 30.61 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Format round
Alignment ↑↓

Comments

If there is a mintmark, it is to the left of the stalk of the olive branch in the eagle's right claw. Gilroy Roberts monogram, which some confuse for a hammer and sickle, appears on the truncation. Accented Hair variety:
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Faces
Coin ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver) United States of America obverse

Obverse

Recorder Gilroy Roberts
Legends LIBERTY
GR
IN GOD WE TRUST
1964
English translation
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Description Portrait of John F. Kennedy to the left, date below.
Coin ½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver) United States of America reverse

Reverse

Recorder Frank Gasparro
Legends UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
FG
HALF DOLLAR
English translation
Image source Steve27K
Description Modified presidential seal of the United States of America: A shield (with vertical stripes) on the chest of an American eagle. The eagle holds an olive branch on its right talon and a bundle of thirteen arrows on its left, and in its beak a scroll with "E PLURIBUS UNUM". A circle of stars surrounds the eagle.

Edge

Description Reeded
Emissions

1964

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 277.254.766
Suggested average value

1964

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions -
Comments Accented Hair variety; Proof
Suggested average value

1964

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 3.950.762
Comments Proof
Suggested average value

1964

Calendar Gregorian
Emissions 156.205.446
Mint mark D
Suggested average value
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½ Dollar "Kennedy Half Dollar" (90% Silver)

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