Coins Certified as of 5/30

Kennedy Half Dollars Complete Variety Set, Circulation Strikes and Proof (1964-Present): VDBCoins

VDBCoins - 2nd

Current Statistics
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 67.553
Complete 99.60%
Set Rating 67.047
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About this set: This complete set includes one of everything, although some interesting major varieties are excluded. It also rightly includes the 1964 Special Strike Kennedy halves, which are not true Special Mint Set coins but are Specimen Strike coins and among the rarest coins made in the 20th century. The bold strike is characteristic of proof coins, but they were struck from business strike dies that show heavy, crisscrossing die polishing lines. Only a single die pair was used for the dozen or so halves known (we have bought and sold most of the survivors of all denominations; the halves are the rarest by far). John Dannreuther has written of these, "Although the exact source of the Special Mint Set strikings of 1964 coinage is uncertain (most believe they came from the estate of dealer Lester Merkin), they have been trading in the numismatic marketplace since their surfacing in auctions beginning in 1993. Their inclusion as separate varieties is analogous to the separate listing of Satin finish examples in Mint Sets, which were first issued in 2005. Both are striking variations that represent a variation from the normal strikes (hence, PCGS listing them as separate varieties)." [Actually, we have found Stack's auctions of these as early as 1991.) A "complete" set will never be complete without an example of the 1964 Special Strike Kennedy half, the true key to the set.

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ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePCGS No. PopPCGS No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
6706196450CMS674824821964 Kennedy half MS67 PCGS. Gorgeous lilac and hazel patina on both sides ...
1478461964 DDO FS-10250CMS654064061964 Kennedy half DDO FS-102 MS65 PCGS.
3913851964 DDR FS-80150CMS6315151964 Kennedy half DDR FS-801 MS63 PCGS. Thanks Dave and Nick Shelton.
68441964 SMS50CSP6765651964 SMS MS67 PCGS, one of the rarest coins from the second half of the 20t...
67071964-D50CMS674624621964-D Kennedy half MS67 PCGS. Like several of the other top-grade silver k...
1460111964-D DDO FS-10150CMS657373Thanks Tim Clough
1460101964-D TDO FS-10350CMS6591131
3903171964-D DDO FS-10450CMS655151
1453631964-D QDO FS-10550CMS65365365Thanks Tim Clough
3903161964-D DDO FS-10650CMS6531311964-D DDO FS-106 MS65 PCGS. A four-point upgrade from our other exanple wi...
1478191964-D DDO FS-10850CMS659191Thanks Tim Clough
1460761964-D/D RPM FS-50150CMS65304304
1460771964-D/D RPM FS-50250CMS6560601964-D/D Kennedy RPM FS-502, harder than the FS-501 or FS-503, Pop 6/0
1460781964-D/D RPM FS-50350CMS65104104
5105811964-D/D RPM FS-50450CMS63220220
5105791965 DDR FS-80250CMS6453531965 DDR FS-802 MS64 PCGS
6709196650CMS6612713127131966 non-SMS RARE Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. These 1965-67 non-SMS coins are r...
1460501966 DDO FS-10150CMS64+1414
3913901967 DDO FS-10250CMS643030One of the toughest of the early 40% varieties. Throw away the price guide ...
5105781967 DDO FS-10350CMS631212
3913911967 DDR FS-80150CMS6560601967 Kennedy half DDR FS-801 MS65 PCGS. Gorgeous color, much nicer than th...
67111968-D50CMS673103101968-D Kennedy half MS67 PCGS. Like several of the other top-graded silver ...
3913071968-D TDO FS-10150CMS644343Thanks Tim Clough
67121969-D50CMS6617115171151969-D Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67131970-D50CMS6651329513291970-D Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. These were only produced for Mint sets. MS67...
6716197150CMS6610210102101971 Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. These were the first P-mint clad issues (not 4...
67171971-D50CMS6720082008Fantastic color over clean surfaces is the hallmark of this 1971-D Kennedy ...
1460511971-D DDO FS-10150CMS668181
1460521971-D DDO FS-10250CMS66111111
6718197250CMS6615216152161972 Kennedy half MS66 PCGS, in an old green holder. MS67 WANTED pls e-mail...
1478501972 DDO FS-10150CAU588686
67191972-D50CMS679119111972-D Kennedy half MS67 PCGS, none finer (12/2012).
1478881972-D No "FG" FS-90150CMS633131
1478871973-D DDO FS-10150CMS652121
6722197450CMS661441514415MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
967231974-D DDO FS-10150CMS6585910310MS66 WANTED pls e-mail!
67261976 Clad50CMS6685158515MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67271976-D Clad50CMS67301301
67281976-S Silver50CMS6840814081
67291976-S Silver DDO FS-10150CMS67111111
6731197750CMS67351351Thanks Ronald Bullock
67321977-D50CMS67461461Thanks Ronald Bullock. MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
5105641977-D DDO FS-10150CMS633434
6733197850CMS67320320Thanks Ronald Bullock
67341978-D50CMS67281281Thanks Rob Anglemier
6735197950CMS67471471MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67381980-D50CMS67361361MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67391981-P50CMS67250250Thanks Ronald Bullock
67411982-P50CMS662322023220MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
5105681982-P No "FG" FS-90150CMS66493493
67431983-P50CMS661072210722MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67441983-D50CMS6732193219Thanks Ronald Bullock
67461984-D50CMS661081610816MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67491986-P50CMS67553553MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67501986-D50CMS6713941394MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67511987-P50CMS67832832MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67521987-D50CMS6714671467MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67541988-D50CMS6717411741MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67561989-D50CMS67711711MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67591991-P50CMS67542542MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67601991-D50CMS67262262MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67611992-P50CMS6715771577MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67621992-D50CMS6715231523MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67641993-D50CMS6710031003MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67651994-P50CMS687070Thanks Dave Shelton.
67661994-D50CMS67562562MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67671995-P50CMS68606050c Kennedy 1995-P MS68 PCGS Pop 6/0 Thanks Dave Shelton.
67681995-D50CMS67967967MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67701996-D50CMS68200200OGH Thanks Jaime Haletky
67711997-P50CMS687070Thanks Dave Shelton.
67721997-D50CMS67624624MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67731998-P50CMS6712371237MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67741998-D50CMS67752752Thanks Pine Valley Coins. MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67751998-S SMS50CSP7032403240
67771999-D50CMS6734283428MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67802001-P50CMS6818921892MS69 WANTED pls e-mail!
67832002-D50CMS672781227812MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67842003-P50CMS6717861786MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67852003-D50CMS6714631463MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67862004-P50CMS67604604MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
967882005-P Satin Finish50CSP707070Thanks Ronald Bullock
967892005-D Satin Finish50CSP6841404140
967902006-P Satin Finish50CSP6910101010
967912006-D Satin Finish50CSP69330330
1495312007-P Satin Finish50CSP6916701670
1495332007-D Satin Finish50CSP6924412441
3949402008-P Satin Finish50CSP683221332213
3949422008-D Satin Finish50CSP6827632763
4072772009-P50CMS67594594Thanks Dave and Nick Shelton
4072782009-P Satin Finish50CSP684232542325Thanks ENI Coin
4072802009-D Satin Finish50CSP684712347123Thanks ENI Coin
4167852010-P 50CMS6719661966
4167902010-P Satin Finish50CSP6836233623
4167912010-D Satin Finish50CSP6850655065
5187202013-D50CMS68460460Thanks to Carl at Pine Valley Coins.
5244572014-P CLAD50CMS6710651365
5301822014-P CLAD 1964 Reverse50CSP6831463760147
5244582014-D CLAD50CMS6890179617
5301842014-D CLAD 1964 Reverse50CSP682084448181
5301802014-D SILVER50CMS702611069290
5349902014-S SILVER50CMS70PL1232076850
968001964 PR50CPR69DC830832950c Kennedy 1964 PR69 Incredibly Deep Cameo PCGS and rare as such. Ex: Rick...
1474951964 DDO FS-101 PR50CPR68202202Thanks Phil Shattuck
5105411964 DDO FS-104 PR50CPR66141014101964 Kennedy DDO FS-104 PR66 PCGS
5105821964 QDO FS-105 PR50CPR678283
868011964 Accented Hair FS-401 PR50CPR68CA115911571
3913801964 Accented Hair DDO FS-103 PR50CPR68CA1010
5105451964 Accented Hair QDR FS-802 PR50CPR66CA54530
868451965 SMS50CSP67CA168616845Thanks Mark Vennekotter. Higher grade or esp. DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
3977701965 SMS DDR FS-80150CSP6692931965 Kennedy half SMS DDR FS-801 SP66 PCGS. Thanks Phil Shattuck.
868461966 SMS50CSP67CA29815298122Thanks Mark Vennekotter. SP68CAM or DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
1454261966 SMS No "FG" FS-90150CSP6643105411
1460421966 SMS DDO FS-10250CSP67CA4042
1460441966 SMS DDO FS-10350CSP677337331966 Kennedy SMS DDO FS-103 SP67 PCGS
5105511966 SMS DDO FS-105 50CSP675050
1460471966 SMS DDO FS-10450CSP652529Thanks Tim Clough
5105611966 SMS DDO FS-10650CSP67133136
968471967 SMS50CSP67DC8818881001967 Kennedy SMS SP67DCAM PCGS 'Birthmark Die.' Thanks Mark Vennekotter. SP...
3913861967 SMS QDO FS-10150CSP6616216111967 Kennedy SMS QDO FS-101 SP66 PCGS Thanks Dave and Nick Shelton
968041968-S PR50CPR69DC3691636916PR70DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
1487001968-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR6850501968-S DDO FS-101 PR68 PCGS
1487421968-S DDR FS-801 PR50CPR6721251968-S Kennedy DDR FS-801 PR67 PCGS
3912241968-S Inverted Mintmark FS-511 PR50CPR6557571968-S Inverted Mintmark FS-511 PR65 PCGS Thanks Phil Shattuck
968051969-S PR50CPR69DC63116312
968061970-S PR50CPR69DC25602560PR70DCAM anyone? Thanks.
1460641970-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR676367
5105751970-S DDO FS-102 PR50CPR674043
968071971-S PR50CPR69DC680680Thanks Mark Vennekotter
1478781971-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR6716316131971-S Kennedy DDO FS-101 PR67 PCGS
1487471971-S DDO FS-102 PR50CPR67868101971-S Kennedy DDO FS-102 PR67 PCGS
  1971-S DDO FS-103 PR50C 
3964851971-S DDR FS-801 PR50CPR671112
968081972-S PR50CPR69DC71607160Thanks Mike Green
968091973-S PR50CPR69DC734728734728PR70DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
968101974-S PR50CPR70DC48048050c 1974-S PR70DCAM PCGS
968111976-S CLAD PR50CPR70DC90090050c 1976-S Clad Bicentennial PR70DCAM PCGS
5105691976-S CLAD DDR FS-801 PR50CPR662124
968121976-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC20102010Thanks James Sego
968151977-S PR50CPR70DC39903990Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968161978-S PR50CPR70DC69706970
968181979-S TYPE 1 PR50CPR70DC62806280Thanks CoinFame
968191979-S TYPE 2 FS-501 PR50CPR70DC31303130
968201980-S PR50CPR70DC43804380Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968211981-S TYPE 1 PR50CPR70DC41304130
968221981-S TYPE 2 FS-501 PR50CPR70DC66066050c 1981-S Type Two PR70DCAM PCGS
968231982-S PR50CPR70DC35203520
968241983-S PR50CPR70DC45704570
968251984-S PR50CPR70DC25102510Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968261985-S PR50CPR70DC37103710Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968271986-S PR50CPR70DC36703670
968281987-S PR50CPR70DC57105710
968291988-S PR50CPR70DC42904290
1487381988-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR68DC69691988-S Kennedy DDO FS-101 PR68DCAM PCGS
968301989-S PR50CPR70DC44804480
968311990-S PR50CPR70DC53605360
968321991-S PR50CPR70DC92809280
968331992-S PR50CPR70DC77207720
968341992-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC73407340
1444511992-S SILVER DDO FS-101 PR50CPR69DC4040
968351993-S PR50CPR70DC75307530
968361993-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC51605160
968371994-S PR50CPR70DC80208020
968381994-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC57805780
968391995-S PR50CPR70DC66406640
968401995-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC58705870
968411996-S PR50CPR70DC56905690
968421996-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC45904590
968431997-S PR50CPR70DC59605960
968481997-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC57305730
968491998-S PR50CPR70DC67306730
969091998-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC71907190
969101999-S PR50CPR70DC37403740
969111999-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC43304330Thanks Mark Vennekotter
969122000-S PR50CPR70DC41604160
969132000-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC56105610
969142001-S PR50CPR70DC33903390Thanks Ted Martori
969152001-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC58105810
969162002-S PR50CPR70DC50005000
969172002-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC64706470
969182003-S PR50CPR70DC41004100
969192003-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC48404840
969202004-S PR50CPR70DC30303030
969212004-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC49304930
969742005-S PR50CPR70DC24302430
969752005-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC60306030
969762006-S PR50CPR70DC26002600Thanks datentype
969772006-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC46804680
1495582007-S PR50CPR70DC16101610
1495612007-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC35103510
3949522008-S PR50CPR70DC20502050
3949552008-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC45104510
4072832009-S PR50CPR70DC38803880Thanks L&C Coins
4072862009-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC48204820Thanks L&C Coins
4191232010-S PR50CPR70DC27602760Thanks Sirius Sports Auctions
4167892010-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC1034010340Thanks ENI Coin
5051992011-S PR50CPR70DC11105190
5051982011-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC1055016720
5118772012-S PR50CPR70DC13201740
5118792012-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC34804860
5175292013-S PR50CPR70DC8501730
5185782013-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC642010310
5301732014-P SILVER PR50CPR70DC2577067070
5244662014-S CLAD PR50CPR70DC8501920
5283632014-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC49406750
5301752014-W SILVER PR50CPR702658069070
5303012014-W GOLD PR50CPR70DC2700065810
5375912015-S PR50CPR70DC14002950
5436022015-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC22804830
*5937652016-S PR50C 

*These items are optional and not calculated in the grade or the percent completion of the set.

VERY nice person to talk to, lot's of experience and information. ONLY individual to post photos at LARGE dollar amount so we can compare our coins to his and help in identification. Beautiful photos, not hazy like I take, LOL. Big assett to the Kennedy collectors. THANKS!
Posted @ 1/15/2014 12:15 PM By Lisa
Very impressive set! Wow!!
Posted @ 1/7/2011 2:32 AM By illini420