How much is a 1964 silver half dollar worth?

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How much is a 1964 silver half dollar worth?
The Kennedy half dollar was introduced in 1964 (Getty Thinkstock)

The Kennedy half dollar was introduced in 1964 after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It replaced the Benjamin Franklin half dollar. 1964 is the only year the Kennedy half dollar was minted in 90 per cent silver.

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Mintage

1964 Kennedy half dollars were minted at both Philadelphia and Denver mints. There were 273 million half dollars minted in Philadelphia and 156 million minted in Denver.

Silver Content

The 1964 Kennedy half dollar is 90 per cent silver; the other 10 per cent is copper. There are 11.25 grams of silver in a 1964 Kennedy half dollar, which is equal to .3617 troy ounces.

Circulated Value

In 2009, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) valued circulated Kennedy half dollars between $6 and $8 apiece.

Uncirculated Value

In 2009, PCGS valued uncirculated Kennedy half dollars at $12 or more, based on mint state condition.

Proofs

The 1964 proof set contains a 1964 proof Kennedy half dollar, along with a proof penny, nickel, dime and quarter. In 2009, PCGS valued this proof set at $16.

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