Kennedy Half Dollar Value By Date:
|The high MS (Mint State) and Proof grades are Kennedy Half values for coins graded by PCGS or NGC. Raw coins will not sell for this much. Grade AU (About Uncirculated) and below are values for raw coins.
Kennedy Half Dollar Value Facts:
Date – Mint Rarity:
A 1964 or 1964-D , 90% silver, Kennedy Half Dollar is worth around $10 if bought uncirculated raw, and less if it’s circulated.
A 1964 proof Kennedy Half Dollar value depends on if the proof has cameo or deep cameo contrasting bust, eagle, letters and date. If not then they a proof Kennedy can be bought for anywhere from $14 to $20 each.
The 1964 SMS (Special Mint Sets) are rare and there’s thought to be more out there, but they start in value at $3,000 each.
The 1998-S SMS is worth over $100 and was a special release.
Most non-silver Kennedy Halves are worth .50 if they’re circulated and start at a $1 if uncirulated. A premium can be had for most clad dates and mints if they’re certified and graded MS67 and up.
Grade – Condition:
All Kennedy Half Dollars must be graded by a reputable grading service to be worth a premium. You want them to grade at least MS65 and higher the better. The most valuable to date is a 1964 MS69 graded by NGC and it sold for over $10,000.
The 1964 Accented Hair Proof is the most popular variety of the series but there’s a few doubled dies and repunched mint marks worth a premium. You also have the 1981-S “Flat” S mint mark variety and a 1966 no FG special mint set issue. All are worth at least $30 and usually more.
Precious Metal Content:
In 2014 the US Mint issued a 24kt gold Kennedy half Dollar and they’re worth at least $1,100 each.
Copper-Nickel Clad Coinage (1971-Date)