1968 / Kennedy Half Dollar Gem Proof (40% Silver)
The Kennedy Half Dollar was first minted in 1964 as a memorial to the assassinated President John F. Kennedy. It was authorized by Congress just a month after his death. Since 2002, Kennedy Half Dollars have only been struck to satisfy the demand from collectors, and are available at a premium through the Mint.
This 1968 coin features sharp relief and mirror-like backgrounds, giving it a frosted, sculpted foregrounds and a special cameo effect. It is made of 40% silver and comes encased in an air-tight capsule to protect the coin's integrity. Purchase this coin separately or add this 1968 Kennedy Half Dollar to one of our CoinArt selections. Similar to coin shown. PLEASE NOTE: If purchasing separately, please let us know in the Special Instructions if you don't wish us to insert coin in capsule.