U.S. half dollars dated before 1965 weigh 12.5 grams and contain 90% silver.
U.S. half dollars minted in 1965 through 1970 weigh 11.5 grams and contain 40% silver.
All Barber half dollars weigh 12.5 grams (slightly less if heavily worn) and contain 90% silver with 10% copper.
Half dollars 1965-70 are 40% silver.
The silver melt value of 820 US half dollars is $10,113.74. The silver melt value of 820 1965-70 US half dollars is only $4,135.40.
Kennedy half dollars from 1965 to 1969 are 40% silver with a value of $1.25
A Franklin half dollar weighs 12.5 grams.
Half dollars dated 1964 and earlier are made of an alloy of 90% silver and 10% copper. These coins weigh 12.5 gm in new condition, so 90% of that is 11.25 gm.
90% silver halves weigh 12.50 grams.
US dimes, quarters and half dollars dated 1964 and before contain 90% silver. Half Dollars from 1965 to 1970 contain 40% silver. The 1942 - 1945 nickels have 35% silver. Silver dollars dated 1935 and before have 90% silver.
A 20-coin roll of Franklin half dollars would have a face value of $10, would weigh 250 grams (8.0377 troy ounces, or 8.8185 oz avoirdupois), and being 90% silver, would have 7.234 troy ounces of silver, giving it a "melt value" of $102.80 (as of December 3, 2007)
All U.S. half dollars from 1840 to 1964 contain .36169oz of silver.
U.S. silver dollars dated 1935 and earlier weigh 26.73 grams and contain 90% silver.
Kennedy has never been on a dollar coin just half dollars, look at the coin again and post new question with a date.
Yes, most definitely ... USA half dollars made 1964 and below are 90% silver. USA half dollars made 1965 - 1970 are 40% silver. Then the government got cheap on us, half dollars 1971 - Date are pretty much copper.
there are no kennedy silver dollars in existance and there never was and there never will be, there are kennedy half dollars and they are worth a little more than fifty cents
A standard roll of US half dollars contains 20 coins regardless of their metal composition. 40% silver halves weigh 11.5 gm each so a full roll would be 230 gm. Dividing that by 28.35 gm/oz gives a weight of 8.11 US ounces.
None. It is copper-nickel. Half dollars stopped containing any silver after 1970 for circulation issues.
26.730 grams is the weight standard for all US silver dollars from 1840 to1935.
All silver dollars through 1935 should weigh 26.73 grams, and possibly slightly less if it's heavily worn.
No half dollars intended for circulation minted since 1970 contain any silver. No 1972 half dollar has any silver. It is only worth 50 cents.
The 1964 weight is 12.50 grams, 1965-1970 weigh 11.50 grams.
U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollars dated before 1965 contain 90% silver with 10% copper.
Half dollars 1965-70 are 40% silver and at present are worth about $4.
It's currently worth about $5 for the silver. Kennedy half dollars minted 1965-70 contain 40% silver.