1965 – 1970 Kennedy Half Dollar 40%

The reverse of a 1965 Kennedy half dollar.

Diameter30.6 mm
Obverse DesignJohn F Kennedy, 35th President of the United States
Reverse DesignEagle design similar to the Presidential seal
Coin Mass12.5 grams
Composition60% copper; 40% silver
Silver Mass4.6 grams
DesignerGilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro
Mint MarksD-Denver; S-San Francisco; none - Philadelphia
NotesMint marks were omitted on all strikes from 1965 - 1967. So the normal rule of no mint mark means Philadelphia only partially is true in this case. The coin was intended to memorialize JFK.