Why purchase this specially labeled 2017-S Silver Proof Kennedy Half Dollar?
The Kennedy Half Dollar has been produced by the U.S. Mint since 1964, its design honoring the 35th United States President, John F. Kennedy. This coin was originally part of the 50,000 mintage 2017-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set, which The U.S. Mint released on October 5, 2017. The Kennedy Half Dollar coin measures 30.60 mm in diameter, struck from 0.36169 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver at the San Francisco Mint, carrying the "S" Mint mark.
Iconic Kennedy Half Dollar Design
The obverse, designed by Gilroy Roberts, features the left facing image of Kennedy, inspired by a presidential medal, the design of which had been approved by Kennedy himself not long before his assassination.
The reverse features the United States Presidential Seal encircled by fifty stars, designed by Frank Gasparro.
Flawless Proof 70 with Black Core Holder and "Ask Not" Label
This 2017-S Silver Proof Kennedy Half Dollar From the Limited Edition Silver Proof Set was received by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading within the first thirty days of release, as indicated by the designation Early Releases. Graded a perfect Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC), the coin exhibits superior quality and the contrast between the mirrored and frosted surfaces. The proof is enclosed in an elegant NGC Black Holder with a commemorative label including a photograph of Kennedy and his famed "Ask Not" quote.
Make this perfectly graded 2017-S Kennedy Half Dollar the next addition to your Silver Proof collection!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Variety:||From Limited Edition Silver Proof Set|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Ask Not Label|
|Weight in Grams:||12.500 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.4019 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Reverse Design:||John F. Kennedy Portrait|