All non-proof Kennedy halves made after 1970 are simply worth $.50 in most cases. From 1965-1970 Kennedy halves had 40% of silver in them which is worth at the time of writing $4.04, Kennedy halves dated 1964 are 90% silver and worth $9.80 at the time of writing.
Kennedy half dollars started in 1964, 1963 was the last year for Franklin halves, so a Proof 1963 Kennedy can't exist.
1964 is an extremely common date for Kennedy halves, but the coins are 90% silver. At present, one is worth about $10.
It's a very common date for Kennedy halves, currently worth about $10 for the silver.
It will be worth approximately 10 1964 Roosevelt dimes, or 4 1964 Washington quarters, or 2 1964 Kennedy Halves.
1964 was the first year that Kennedy halves were minted, so there aren't any pre-1964 JFK halves. Halves dated 1948-1963 are Franklin halves, and 1916-1947 are Walking Liberty halves. All of these are made of 90% silver so they're worth at least $7 for their silver content alone, possibly much more as collectibles. Please post a new question with the coin's date.
1964 halves are made of 90% silver and are worth about 35% of the price of an ounce of silver (see your local paper's financial page) 1965-1969 halves are 40% silver and are worth about 18% of the price of an ounce of silver.
That varies by year. 1964 Kennedy halves are 90% silver and currently worth just under $10. Those 1965-70 are 40% silver and worth about $4 each. Anything 1971-present is worth 50 cents.
7-17-11>>> 1964 Kennedy halves are very common coins that were struck in 90% silver. That fact is the only reason they are worth more than face value. About $15.00
1964 Kennedy halves were minted in enormous quantities. A damaged one will only sell for whatever its silver content is worth at the time.
1964 Kennedy halves are extremely common, currently worth about $10 for the silver content. Also, V isn't a mint mark on any US coin.
8-1-11>>> 1964 Kennedy halves are very common, most are only valued for the silver about $14.00
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7-18-11>>> 1964 Kennedy halves are 90% silver, but are so common even most uncirculated coins are only valued for the silver, about $15.00 as of today.
1964 Kennedy halves are very common coins that were struck in 90% silver. That fact is the only reason they are worth more than face value. About $12.00.
1964 Kennedy halves are the most common 90% silver half dollars. Most are valued just for the silver, about $12.00.
The value depends on the date. 1964 Kennedy halves are 90% silver, currently worth about $12. 1965-70 are 40% silver, worth $5. 1971-present contain no silver and are worth 50 cents. *These values are based on silver prices as of 8 September 2012.
Check your history books. That's John Kennedy on the half. JFK halves from 1965 to 1969 are 40% silver. At $17/oz they contain around $3 worth of metal. 1964 halves are 90% silver and contain about $7 of silver. 1971 and later have no silver at all and are worth 50 cents.
All 1965 half dollars carry a picture of President Kennedy. Ben was a lot older and balder than JFK. The last Franklin halves were made in 1963. Kennedy halves started in 1964. If you have a 1963 Franklin half, it's worth about $6. If you have a 1965 JFK half, it's worth about $2.50
None are particularly rare or valuable. The most expensive Kennedy halves are silver cameo proofs struck in the 1990s for sale to collectors. These currently retail for $40 to $100 on average. With the exception of 1964-dated coins that are worth about 0.36 times the current price of silver for their metal content and 1965-69 coins that sell for about 0.15X, most other Kennedy halves are only worth face value or somewhat above, depending on their condition. Currently 1964 Kennedy halves are worth 12.64 at the current silver price, But the 1998 Matte finish Kennedy half is worth 175.00 being the most valuable in rarity and Finish style. I agree, Currently the kennedy matte finish and Robert Kennedy set are most sought after other then accented kennedy PR which retails around 7-1000.00 in MS-69/Proof
1964 Kennedy halves are the most common silver half dollars made. Circulated coins are only valued for the silver, about $11.00.
As of 08/2008: Halves dated 1964 are worth about $7. They're 90% silver. Halves dated 1965-69 are worth about $2.75. They're 40% silver. Halves dated 1971 and later are worth exactly 50 cents. They're made of cupronickel.
It depends on when it was minted. Anything 1971-present is only worth face value. Kennedy halves from 1965-70 are worth around $5, and anything 1964 or earlier is worth at least $12.
1964 is such a common date that even uncirculated Kennedy halves don't have any value above the silver content. There were hundreds of millions of them minted, and most people hoarded them because of their fondness for Kennedy. At current silver prices, those coins are worth $10 each.
No. JFK's picture is on the half dollar. The only 90% silver JFK halves were made in 1964. Halves dated 1965 to 1969 are 40% silver. Halves dated 1971 and later are copper-nickel and are only worth face value.