Special Mint Strike 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Sets Auction Record

1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Obverse

A special mint strike 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar has set a record at auction. The 90% silver coin with champagne toning recently sold for a stunning $108,000 at Heritage Auctions. The coins was PCGS certified at MS-67 and is one of roughly a dozen examples of this particular coin with a special strike. PCGS notes that it is a “SMS”, or Special Mint Strike So what is a special mint strike? Essentially it is a …

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