Why order this 2-Coin 1998-S Kennedy Memorial Silver + Clad Commemorative Set?
The Kennedys were and remain a beloved American family, but it is an American family that has been riddled with strife. Both President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert were assassinated in events that shocked the nation. This two-coin set was issued in 1998, the 30th anniversary of Robert's assassination. This set consists of a Kennedy Half Dollar and a commemorative Robert Kennedy Dollar.
Somber Robert F. Kennedy Design by Thomas D. Rogers, Sr.
Dollar: The dollar features a portrait of Robert F. Kennedy by Thomas D. Rogers, Sr. on the obverse. The featured figure's name, "ROBERT F. KENNEDY," is inscribed above. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the date "1998" and "LIBERTY," flank the portrait. On the reverse, which is the work of James M. Peed and Thomas D. Rogers, Sr., the seal of the US Senate is superimposed on that of the Justice Department. The word "JUSTICE" is inscribed above. Along the rim are the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "ONE DOLLAR."
Half Dollar: The obverse of the half dollar bears a left-side portrait of President John F. Kennedy by Gilroy Roberts. The national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," is inscribed at the bottom of the bust. "LIBERTY" and the date, "1998," are inscribed along the rim. On the reverse is a presidential seal design by Frank Gasparro. Fifty stars encircle an eagle that holds arrows and an olive branch as it guards a union shield. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "HALF DOLLAR" are inscribed along the rim.
Flawless MS70 + SP70 with OGP
This set comes with its original packaging from the US Mint. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded one coin Mint State 70 and the other Specimen 70. The 70 grades mean that the coins appear perfect as seen under 5x magnification.
Don't miss your chance to own this 1998-S 2-Coin Kennedy Memorial Silver + Clad Commemorative Set.
This 2-Coin Set - 1998-S Kennedy Memorial Commemorative Set Silver + Clad Coins NGC MS70 + SP70 With OGP is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1998|
|Grade:||MS70 + SP70|
|Composition:||Silver + Clad|
|Weight in Grams:||12.50 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.4019 oz|