Yes, The 2021 Kennedy Half Dollar is in Circulation

2021-P Kennedy Half Dollar Obverse (Image Courtesy of The United States Mint)

Don’t be surprised if you get a roll of Half Dollar coins from your local bank and find a 2021 Kennedy Half Dollar in them. The Federal Reserve, for the first time since 2001, has ordered the half dollar coin for circulation and the Mint is happily producing them. The Kennedy half dollars will bare … Read more

Today’s Deal – 1960s Kennedy Half Dollar 40% Silver Set

1960s Kennedy Half Dollar 40% Silver Coins

Today’s Deal is an excellent opportunity to get the somewhat difficult to find 40% silver Kennedy Half Dollars. From 1965 through 1969, the Half Dollar contained 40% silver before moving to the Nickel-Copper clad in 1970 through to today. 1964 was the last year any circulating coin in the United States had 90% silver content. … Read more

Coin History – The Kennedy Half Dollar

1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Obverse (Image Courtesy of NGC)

It is possible, although not certain, that if President John F. Kennedy had not been assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, we could still be carrying Franklin Half Dollars in our pockets. The events of that November day changed the United States – and arguably the world – and that included the half … Read more

Today’s Deal – 2000-2007 Kennedy Half Dollar Proof 8-Coin Set

2000-2007 Kennedy Half Dollar Proof Set

Today’s Deal is a great way to get started on your Kennedy Half Dollar collection. Right now, you can pick up an 8-coin set of gem proof condition Kennedy’s from 2000-2007 for the stellar price of $49.99, far below the average $7.50 price were you to buy the coins separately. All of the coins have … Read more

Coin History – Franklin Half Dollar

1962 Franklin Half Dollar Obverse (Image Courtesy of NGC)

Throughout the history of coinage here in the United States, there are a few that are seemingly universally loved. The Saint Gaudens Double Eagle, the Morgan Dollar, and Indian Head “Buffalo” Nickel all come to mind. For many collectors, the Franklin Half Dollar is also on that list. Minted from 1948 to 1963, it is … Read more