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


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Weighted GPA 67.555
Complete 99.60%
Set Rating 67.050
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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
6706196450CMS674124121964 Kennedy half MS67 PCGS. Gorgeous lilac and hazel patina on both sides ...
1478461964 DDO FS-10250CMS653863861964 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-D50CMS674114111964-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-10350CMS6571111
3903171964-D DDO FS-10450CMS655151
1453631964-D QDO FS-10550CMS65282282Thanks 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-50150CMS65201201
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-50350CMS659494
5105811964-D/D RPM FS-50450CMS632323
5105791965 DDR FS-80250CMS6452521965 DDR FS-802 MS64 PCGS
6709196650CMS668498491966 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-D50CMS672802801968-D Kennedy half MS67 PCGS. Like several of the other top-graded silver ...
3913071968-D TDO FS-10150CMS644343Thanks Tim Clough
67121969-D50CMS6614313143131969-D Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67131970-D50CMS6650329503291970-D Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. These were only produced for Mint sets. MS67...
6716197150CMS66100910091971 Kennedy half MS66 PCGS. These were the first P-mint clad issues (not 4...
67171971-D50CMS6719671967Fantastic color over clean surfaces is the hallmark of this 1971-D Kennedy ...
1460511971-D DDO FS-10150CMS667171
1460521971-D DDO FS-10250CMS66111111
6718197250CMS6615015150151972 Kennedy half MS66 PCGS, in an old green holder. MS67 WANTED pls e-mail...
1478501972 DDO FS-10150CAU588686
67191972-D50CMS678818811972-D Kennedy half MS67 PCGS, none finer (12/2012).
1478881972-D No "FG" FS-90150CMS633131
1478871973-D DDO FS-10150CMS652121
6722197450CMS661301013010MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
967231974-D DDO FS-10150CMS6589910610MS66 WANTED pls e-mail!
67261976 Clad50CMS6684148414MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67271976-D Clad50CMS67301301
67281976-S Silver50CMS6840614061
67291976-S Silver DDO FS-10150CMS679191
6731197750CMS67331331Thanks Ronald Bullock
67321977-D50CMS67411411Thanks Ronald Bullock. MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
5105641977-D DDO FS-10150CMS633434
6733197850CMS67290290Thanks Ronald Bullock
67341978-D50CMS67271271Thanks Rob Anglemier
6735197950CMS67471471MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67381980-D50CMS67341341MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67391981-P50CMS67250250Thanks Ronald Bullock
67411982-P50CMS662201822018MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
5105681982-P No "FG" FS-90150CMS66483483
67431983-P50CMS661011910119MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67441983-D50CMS6731193119Thanks Ronald Bullock
67461984-D50CMS661081310813MS67 WANTED pls e-mail!
67491986-P50CMS67543543MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67501986-D50CMS6713941394MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67511987-P50CMS67831831MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67521987-D50CMS6714571457MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67541988-D50CMS6717311731MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67561989-D50CMS67701701MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67591991-P50CMS67532532MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67601991-D50CMS67262262MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67611992-P50CMS6715671567MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67621992-D50CMS6715231523MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67641993-D50CMS6710031003MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67651994-P50CMS687070Thanks Dave Shelton.
67661994-D50CMS67552552MS68 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-D50CMS67742742Thanks Pine Valley Coins. MS68 WANTED pls e-mail!
67751998-S SMS50CSP7031903190
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 Finish50CSP6910001000
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 Finish50CSP684222542225Thanks ENI Coin
4072802009-D Satin Finish50CSP684712347123Thanks ENI Coin
4167852010-P 50CMS6719661966
4167902010-P Satin Finish50CSP6836133613
4167912010-D Satin Finish50CSP6850555055
5187202013-D50CMS68450450Thanks to Carl at Pine Valley Coins.
5244572014-P CLAD50CMS679651265
5301822014-P CLAD 1964 Reverse50CSP6831362756146
5244582014-D CLAD50CMS6890469646
5301842014-D CLAD 1964 Reverse50CSP682103848074
5301802014-D SILVER50CMS702599068810
5349902014-S SILVER50CMS70PL1224076430
968001964 PR50CPR69DC810812950c Kennedy 1964 PR69 Incredibly Deep Cameo PCGS and rare as such. Ex: Rick...
1474951964 DDO FS-101 PR50CPR68182182Thanks Phil Shattuck
5105411964 DDO FS-104 PR50CPR66141014101964 Kennedy DDO FS-104 PR66 PCGS
5105821964 QDO FS-105 PR50CPR678283
868011964 Accented Hair FS-401 PR50CPR68CA106810666
3913801964 Accented Hair DDO FS-103 PR50CPR68CA1010
5105451964 Accented Hair QDR FS-802 PR50CPR66CA52526
868451965 SMS50CSP67CA166616645Thanks 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 SMS50CSP67CA29213292117Thanks Mark Vennekotter. SP68CAM or DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
1454261966 SMS No "FG" FS-90150CSP66369469
1460421966 SMS DDO FS-10250CSP67CA4042
1460441966 SMS DDO FS-10350CSP677237231966 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 SMS50CSP67DC841584921967 Kennedy SMS SP67DCAM PCGS 'Birthmark Die.' Thanks Mark Vennekotter. SP...
3913861967 SMS QDO FS-10150CSP6614214111967 Kennedy SMS QDO FS-101 SP66 PCGS Thanks Dave and Nick Shelton
968041968-S PR50CPR69DC3441634416PR70DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
1487001968-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR6850501968-S DDO FS-101 PR68 PCGS
1487421968-S DDR FS-801 PR50CPR6722251968-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 PR50CPR69DC59915992
968061970-S PR50CPR69DC25302530PR70DCAM anyone? Thanks.
1460641970-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR676367
5105751970-S DDO FS-102 PR50CPR674043
968071971-S PR50CPR69DC670670Thanks Mark Vennekotter
1478781971-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR6715315131971-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 PR50CPR69DC65006500Thanks Mike Green
968091973-S PR50CPR69DC725726725726PR70DCAM WANTED pls e-mail!
968101974-S PR50CPR70DC46046050c 1974-S PR70DCAM PCGS
968111976-S CLAD PR50CPR70DC81081050c 1976-S Clad Bicentennial PR70DCAM PCGS
5105691976-S CLAD DDR FS-801 PR50CPR662124
968121976-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC18001800Thanks James Sego
968151977-S PR50CPR70DC37103710Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968161978-S PR50CPR70DC66606660
968181979-S TYPE 1 PR50CPR70DC55705570Thanks CoinFame
968191979-S TYPE 2 FS-501 PR50CPR70DC28602860
968201980-S PR50CPR70DC40904090Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968211981-S TYPE 1 PR50CPR70DC37103710
968221981-S TYPE 2 FS-501 PR50CPR70DC66066050c 1981-S Type Two PR70DCAM PCGS
968231982-S PR50CPR70DC30903090
968241983-S PR50CPR70DC41904190
968251984-S PR50CPR70DC23602360Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968261985-S PR50CPR70DC35303530Thanks Patrick Scoggin
968271986-S PR50CPR70DC36303630
968281987-S PR50CPR70DC51605160
968291988-S PR50CPR70DC40004000
1487381988-S DDO FS-101 PR50CPR68DC69691988-S Kennedy DDO FS-101 PR68DCAM PCGS
968301989-S PR50CPR70DC42004200
968311990-S PR50CPR70DC52105210
968321991-S PR50CPR70DC90909090
968331992-S PR50CPR70DC74007400
968341992-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC72407240
1444511992-S SILVER DDO FS-101 PR50CPR69DC4040
968351993-S PR50CPR70DC72107210
968361993-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC50005000
968371994-S PR50CPR70DC78107810
968381994-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC56505650
968391995-S PR50CPR70DC63806380
968401995-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC56805680
968411996-S PR50CPR70DC54105410
968421996-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC42704270
968431997-S PR50CPR70DC56905690
968481997-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC55505550
968491998-S PR50CPR70DC64406440
969091998-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC70907090
969101999-S PR50CPR70DC37103710
969111999-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC41004100Thanks Mark Vennekotter
969122000-S PR50CPR70DC40404040
969132000-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC52905290
969142001-S PR50CPR70DC33403340Thanks Ted Martori
969152001-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC56205620
969162002-S PR50CPR70DC49204920
969172002-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC63706370
969182003-S PR50CPR70DC39703970
969192003-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC47704770
969202004-S PR50CPR70DC29802980
969212004-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC49004900
969742005-S PR50CPR70DC24202420
969752005-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC59505950
969762006-S PR50CPR70DC25702570Thanks datentype
969772006-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC45304530
1495582007-S PR50CPR70DC15801580
1495612007-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC34103410
3949522008-S PR50CPR70DC19401940
3949552008-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC44004400
4072832009-S PR50CPR70DC37603760Thanks L&C Coins
4072862009-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC46104610Thanks L&C Coins
4191232010-S PR50CPR70DC26502650Thanks Sirius Sports Auctions
4167892010-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC1011010110Thanks ENI Coin
5051992011-S PR50CPR70DC11105040
5051982011-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC1004016210
5118772012-S PR50CPR70DC11801600
5118792012-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC33804710
5175292013-S PR50CPR70DC8101690
5185782013-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC613010020
5301732014-P SILVER PR50CPR70DC2569066800
5244662014-S CLAD PR50CPR70DC7801850
5283632014-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC46006410
5301752014-W SILVER PR50CPR702634068490
5303012014-W GOLD PR50CPR70DC2697065540
5375912015-S PR50CPR70DC14002500
5436022015-S SILVER PR50CPR70DC22803810
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