Kennedy Half Dollars

Specification of Kennedy Half Dollars


Date
Diameter
Weight
Alloy
Grams Ag
Ounces Ag
1964

30.6
12.5
.900 Silver
11.25
0.3620
1965 -1970

30.6
11.5
Outer .800
Inner .210
4.6
0.14792
1971-

30.6
11.34
Outer Copper Nickel
Inner Copper
0
0
1976(1776)

30.6
11.5
Outer .800
Inner .210
4.6
0.14792
1976(1779)

30.6
11.34
Outer Copper Nickel
Inner Copper
0
0





Notes to Table
Weight = Standard weight in grams.
Silver Content = Fine silver content in Tory ounces.
Diameter = Diameter in millimeters.
Grams Ag = silver content in grams.
Ounces Ag = silver content in ounces.
Notes :
1_  All Date   Edge : reeded
2 _ Clad Coinage and Silver Proofs ( 1971 to Date )
       The design was slightly modified several times between
        1971 and the present.
3 _ Bicentennial ( 1776 – 1976 )
4_ Eagle Reverse Resumed ( 1977 to Date )
      Coin Attributes
       Design Years : 1977 to date
       Designer : Gilroy Roberts & Frank Gasparro 
     

Weight
11.34 grams
Diameter
30.6 mm
Composition
0.7500 copper , 0.2500 nickel
Edge
reeded