Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar, the United States Mint will offer its first-ever gold half-dollar. Each coin contains ¾ troy ounce of pure, 24-karat gold and is struck with a proof finish at the United States Mint at West Point, New York. The raised Kennedy profile is frosted and appears to float on the mirror-like background. The coins are encapsulated and packaged in a single custom-designed, brown mahogany hardwood presentation case with removable coin well and are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Obverse: A portrait of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the youngest-ever-elected president.United States Mint Chief Engraver Gilroy Roberts based this profile on a portrait prepared for Kennedys presidential medal. Reverse: Based on the Presidential Seal and was created by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Frank Gasparro. It consists of a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast holding a symbolic olive branch and bundle of 13 arrows. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HALF DOLLAR. A ring of 50 stars surrounds the design, which gives this coin the distinction of having more stars than any other U.
Coin ever produced for circulation. The item "(1) 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin (K15)" is in sale since Thursday, September 24, 2015. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Half Dollars\Kennedy (1964-Now)". The seller is "hi_ho_sliver" and is located in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.