2010 Kennedy Half Dollar

2010 Kennedy Half Dollar

Obverse:

  • Features a portrait of John F. Kennedy facing left based on his portrait for the Presidential Medal.
  • Designed by Gilroy Roberts.

Reverse:

  • Based on the Presidential Seal. Depicts a heraldic eagle with a shield, holding an olive branch and a thirteen arrows. A circle of 50 stars surrounds.
  • Designed by Frank Gasparro.

Coin Details:

  • The coins are composed of outer layers of copper nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel) bound to a core of pure copper.
  • The 2010 Kennedy Half Dollar will be minted at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints in circulation strike and satin finish. A proof version of the coin will be minted at the San Francisco Mint.

Where to Find:

  • The Kennedy Half Dollar is no longer issued for circulation.
  • The United States Mint offers 2010 Kennedy Halves in numismatic bags and rolls, priced at a premium
  • The proof and satin finish versions of the coin will be included in the annual coin sets issued by the US Mint.ts.

History:

  • The Kennedy Half Dollar has been issued since 1964. The obverse and reverse designs have remained unchanged, except for 1976 when a special Bicentennial reverse design was used.
  • The 2010 Kennedy Half Dollars were first offered for sale by the United States Mint on January 29, 2010. Two roll sets were priced at $32.95 each. Bags of 200-coins (100 from each Mint facility) were priced at $130.95.