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1976-S 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollar (BU)

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Product Description

These 40% silver half-dollar coins were originally minted in honor of the U.S. bicentennial! Featuring a dual 1776-1976 date along with the San Francisco mintmark, these coins are a beautiful tribute to the American ideals of resilience, strength, and liberty. Right now, BGASC has 1976-S 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollars available to purchase online.

Coin Highlights:

  • Ships to you in a plastic flip!
  • Commemorates the United States bicentennial!
  • Contains .1479 Troy oz of actual silver content.
  • The face value of $.50 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
  • President John F. Kennedy is depicted on the obverse.
  • An image of Independence Hall features in the reverse field.
  • Includes a San Francisco mintmark.

These 1976-S Kennedy Half Dollars are made from 40% genuine silver and will arrive in BU condition. This designation means that only slight flaws could be visible on the surfaces. Also, the packaging for these coins consists of individual plastic flips.

Obverse

For the obverse of 1976-S 40% Silver Half Dollars we find an effigy of JFK. This historic bust debuted in 1964 and is credited to Gilroy Roberts. A classic portrait of American coinage, the design remains in use for the half-dollar coin to this day. Inscriptions on the obverse read In God We Trust, Liberty, 1776-1976.

Reverse

For the reverse of 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollars, we find a depiction of Independence Hall. Created by Seth Huntington, this commemorative design appeared for only two years during the Bicentennial production of 1975-76. It is accompanied by inscriptions reading United States of America, 200 Years of Freedom, E Pluribus Unum, Half Dollar.

History

The U.S. began planning for its Bicentennial coin program as far back as 1971. By 1973, a contest was in place, allowing artists to re-design the reverse of the Washington Quarter, Kennedy Half-Dollar, and Eisenhower Dollar. For the Kennedy release, artwork by Seth Huntington featuring Independence Hall was selected. Bicentennial coins were minted between 1975 and 1976, with all coins bearing the dual date of 1776-1976.

Ordering

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Specifications

Year 1976
Mint Mark S - San Francisco
Metals Purity .400
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.15 mm
Diameter 30.6 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $1
Country United States
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Kennedy Half Dollar
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content 0.1479 Troy Ounce
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Designer (Obverse) Gilroy Roberts
Designer (Reverse) Seth Huntington

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