Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

This is the last year in which the Mint released Kennedy Half Dollars into circulation.  Beginning in 2002, the Mint began selling the coins to collectors through bags and rolls. Therefore, in 2002 mintages dropped considerable compared to previous years.  

Diameter
30.61 millimeters
Designer
Gilroy Roberts/Frank Gasparro
Edge
150 Reeds
Mintage
21200000
Weight
11.30 grams
Metal Content
75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Country
The United States of America
Pop Higher
2
Pop Lower
887
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 16960000 R-1.0 1 / 62 TIE N/A
All Grades 1696000 R-1.0 29 / 62 TIE N/A
60 or Better 339200 R-1.7 37 / 62 TIE N/A

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS69 PCGS grade
1 MS69 PCGS grade
3 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS68 PCGS grade