Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Kennedy Half Dollar?
The U.S. Mint has been issuing the Kennedy Half Dollar since 1964, a lasting memorial to the beloved 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy. The release of this 2018-S Silver Proof Kennedy Half dollar represents only the second time in the series that the coin was struck with a Reverse Proof finish. In 2014, the coin was issued as part of the series' 50th Anniversary Set. The 2018 dated release was specially struck at the San Francisco Mint from 0.36169 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver for inclusion in the 200,000 sets issued to commemorate the 50th year of proof coin production at the Mint's San Francisco location.
Distinctive Commemorative Design
Designed by Gilroy Roberts, the obverse depicts the portrait of Kennedy. The reverse, designed by Frank Gasparro, features the U.S. Presidential Seal, a heraldic eagle grasping a cluster of arrows and an olive branch, surrounded by fifty stars.
First Day of Issue Proof 70 with San Francisco Themed Label
This Silver Reverse Proof 2018-S Kennedy Half Dollar is graded a flawless Proof 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The exceptional reverse proof coin is sonically sealed within a protective NGC holder affixed with a colorful Trolley design First Day of Issue certification label, indicating that it was received by NGC for grading within the first twenty-four hours of release.
Don't miss the opportunity to add this flawless 2018-S Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Reverse Proof to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Weight in Grams:||12.500 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.4019 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|