Silver Kennedy Half Dollar Error
40% Silver 1971 Half Dollar errors were created using leftover silver planchets from 1970. Half dollars issued between 1965 and 1970 used a planchet consisting of 40% silver and 60% Copper. Unused planchets sat either in bins or machines awaiting minting. These silver planchets would then be struck by a 1971 Denver mint die and then released into the public.
Silver 1971 Half Dollars have sold for $6,000 in past.
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Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.
|1971 D Silver||
40% Silver 1971 Half Dollar errors were created using leftover silver planchets fr...
|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...|
Most valuable coins in this series. Listed price based off high end state (MS+).
|$80||1971 Kennedy Half Dollar|
|$75||1966 Kennedy Half Dollar|
|$65||1964 D Kennedy Half Dollar|
|$25||1964 Kennedy Half Dollar|
The mint mark is located just under the neck of president Kennedy. If not present the coins was minted in Philadelphia.
The Silver has a weight of 12.50 g.