No FG Kennedy Half Dollar Error
No FG Kennedy Half Dollars lack the FG initials of the chief engraver Frank Gasparro.
These errors are rare and we have seen them on several different dates but they are most often found on 1966 and 1972-d Kennedy Halves.
Frank Gasparro initials are found on the reverse of the coin between the leg holding the arrows and the tail feathers.
Probably best to buy this coin certified as it's easy enough to file off and polish the fg with proper tools.
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Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.
|1964-1975 Double Die||1964-1975 many DDO (Double Die Obverse) or DDR errors. When the front or obverse is n...|
|1964 Accented Hair||Kennedys wife ask that his hair be updated on the coins. The mint added accents to hi...|
|Waffled||Waffled or mint cancelled errors for the Kennedy Half Dollar are out there....|
|Clipped Planchet||Clipped Planchet errors occur when the planchet is clipped. It looks like someone too...|
|Rotated Dies||Rotated Die errors occur when the die is rotated. Flipping the coin over reveals a co...|
|Missing Clad||Missing Clad - 1971 and beyond. The 75% copper, 25% nickel clad jacket will be partia...|
|Off Center Strike||
Off Center Kennedy Half Dollar Strikes occur when the planchet and the die come to...
No FG Kennedy Half Dollars lack the FG initials of the chief engraver Frank Gaspar...
Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.
|1970 D||1970 was the last year with the 40% silver Kennedy Half Dollars....|
|1966||1966 Kennedy Half Dollars are considered by some to be semi key or key dates....|
|1964||1964 is a semi key date as it is the first year the Kennedy Half Dollar was issued. A...|
|1964 D||1964 is a semi key date as it is the first year the Kennedy Half Dollar was issued. A...|
The mint mark is located just under the neck of president Kennedy. If not present the coins was minted in Philadelphia.
The No FG has a weight of 12.50 g.