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1964 Kennedy Silver Half Dollar Roll // Roll of 20 // Brilliant Uncirculated Condition

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The Kennedy Silver Half Dollar is a vintage American coin minted in 1964. Today, they are seldom seen in circulation but are cherished by coin collectors and enthusiasts of American history alike. Offered here is one roll of 20 Kennedy Silver Half Dollars guaranteed to be in uncirculated condition. All coins will be dated 1964. You will receive a total of 20 coins in brilliant uncirculated condition. housed in a durable storage tube and presented in a luxurious black velvet bag with certificate of authenticity.

About the Kennedy Half Dollar:
It has been said that every American alive in 1963 remembers exactly what he or she was doing the moment they heard that President Kennedy was assassinated. A profound sense of loss overtook the nation, which resulted in the dedication of numerous civic structures and landmarks in honor of the fallen leader. Of all these memorials, one that may very well persist the longest is the Kennedy half dollar. Within a few days of his tragic death, serious consideration was underway to place the President’s portrait on a new silver coin. Mrs. Kennedy asked that her husband not replace George Washington on the quarter and so President Johnson requested the half dollar. The depiction of Kennedy on his inaugural medal was chosen for the obverse and the presidential seal from the same medal was chosen for the reverse. On March 24th, 1964, Americans waited in line for hours at banks across the country to acquire the new coin but supplies quickly ran out. Mintage continued at enormous levels, yet few of the coins ever achieved actual circulation. From its very inception, the Kennedy half dollar became a keepsake, cherished by generations of Americans.

Product Details
  • Measurements
    8"L x 5"W x 3"H
  • OriginUnited States

— Type: Kennedy Half Dollar (1964 to Present)
— Variety: 90% Silver (1964 only)
— Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
— Weight: 12.50 grams
— Diameter: 30.0 mm
— Composition: 0.900 silver, 0.100 copper
— Net silver weight: 0.36169 oz pure silver
— Obverse Design: John F. Kennedy, facing left
— Obverse Inscription: IN GOD WE TRUST / LIBERTY / DATE
— Reverse Design: Presidential seal
— Reverse Inscription: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOLLAR

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    United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
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    1 business day
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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