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40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollars

40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollars
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Sell to Us Price: $4.53 per $1 face value.

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(5 out of 5)

Lowest Price Per Ounce of Any Silver Product!

When the US Mint abandoned silver coinage, they didn't do it all at once. The Kennedy half dollars, or 50 cent pieces, were minted using 40% silver from 1965 - 1970. Meanwhile, dimes and quarters which had been 90% silver otherwise referred to as a junk silver coin, were produced as clad coins with zero silver content starting in 1965.

The Kennedy half dollar silver coins featuring John F. Kennedy was actually first issued in 1964, at 90% purity. Production began just prior to the decision to eliminate the silver standard in United States Mint coins. These circulating coins were designed to honor Kennedy who was assassinated in November 1963. Congress authorized the new design within a month of Kennedy's death and the Mint began production in January 1964.

Kennedy Half Dollar Coins did not circulate very successfully. Americans tended to hoard the Kennedy silver coins, because of the precious metals content, making the coin values increase. They also felt that the JFK Half Dollars, were a momento of the popular president and therefore considered them to be more of a commemorative coin versus money. Later, the rising silver price resulted in many of these coins being melted and converted to other silver bullion products.

The good news for silver investors is that these Kennedy Silver Half Dollar coins often have less wear than the more popular 90% silver coins, which circulated more widely over a longer period of time. And they are almost always the cheapest option when it comes to silver, especially when it comes to official US silver coinage.

The 40% half dollar coin will often sell at a discount to their melt value. That's right, 40% Kennedy halves are just about the only way for someone coin collecting or investing in precious metals to buy silver below the spot price. They are not always available, but when inventory is available it tends to move quickly!

Product Specifications

Mint Facility: United States Mint
Denomination: $.50 USD
Date: 1965 - 1970
Quality / Type: Circulated
Purity: 40%
Metal Weight: .295 Ozs Silver per $1 Face Value (.1475 ozs Silver per coin)
Diameter: 30.6mm (1.205")
Thickness: 2.15mm (.085")
Edge: Reeded
Obverse: John F Kennedy
Reverse: The Presidential Seal which features an Eagle & Shield

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We are buying this item back daily, and we pay you promptly!

Our current buy pricing is $4.53 per $1 face value and we will buy up to 295 ounces at this price. Simply call us on any weekday to lock pricing at 1-800-800-1865.

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You can expect:

  • Prompt Shipping – We ship orders shortly after your payment has been cleared – generally within 2 business days.
  • Fully Insured – We fully insure all shipments with Lloyd's of London.
  • Privacy – Your package will have no external markings that provide any clue as to the contents. Because we insure packages with Lloyd's of London, we do not declare a value or insure with the carrier.
  • Accountability for Package Contents – Your order will be packed under video surveillance, weighed and double checked prior to shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you ordered.
  • Professional Packaging – Your order will packaged securely and professionally.
  • Tracking – We will provide you with the carrier's tracking number for your shipment so you can monitor its progress and plan for delivery.
  • Signature Confirmation – Delivery carriers are instructed to request a signature upon delivery.
Cost to Ship & Insure
(absent periodic special offers for free or discounted shipping)
Insured Value Cost
Up to $149.99 $6.97
$150.00 - $499.99 $9.97
Insured Value Cost
$500.00 + FREE

Customer Reviews

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Good coin

By Lukas B. on March 12th, 2020

Came in good shape. Good value

Very affordable

By Linda B. on March 5th, 2020

I ordered just the $5.00 batch to see what I would get. I received 5 1967s,, 1-66, 2-68s, 1-69 and 1-1970. Nice coins. The 66 has some nice toning. Will be ordering more.

Good service and nice product!

By Jeffrey G. on February 15th, 2020

There nice looking and the reason I chose these was because the good price to invest in junk silver.

First Time MMX Customer

By Lendell D. on March 17th, 2019

Purchased $60 FV Alot of high grade coins. Will be purchasing more silver in the near future. Thanks MMX

Nice results!

By Scott T. on May 18th, 2018

I'm a first time customer of MMX. I ordered $40 FV of these coins and was excited to sort through them upon delivery. Most of the coins I received were in very high grade condition. Surprises included two 1976-S proofs, a 1967 special mint set with proof cameo and luster, and best of all, a 1970-D in flawless condition. All this at under spot?! I will definitely be ordering these again soon!

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