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Answered 2011-05-01 22:20:08
From 1965 to 1969 US half dollars were struck in "debased" silver. The outer layer is 80% silver bonded to a core that's mostly copper, for an overall content of about 40%.

Unless the coin is in uncirculated condition or is from a so-called Special Mint Set, it's basically worth its metal content, about $7 to $8 as of 05/2011.

If you have a proof version (1969-S) in its Mint package it's worth about $8-9 as of 05/2011.

1970 halves were also made of 40% silver but were only sold in special collectors' sets.

All circulation-strike halves dated 1971 and later don't contain any silver at all. They're made of copper-nickel like dimes and quarters. Any that you find in change are only worth 50 cents, regardless of many myths and urban legends to the contrary.
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