1979 S Kennedy Half Dollars : All Varieties

Clad Composition

Mintage: 3,677,175
Minted at: San Francisco

Designer - Engraver: Gilroy Roberts
Metal Composition: 91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel

Diameter: 30.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 11.34 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1979 Type 1 Filled S vs Type 2 Clear S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof
The 1979 S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar was produced in two types. One type was the Type 1 Filled S in which the mint mark was not as clear and partially filled in - depicted on the left side of the mint mark comparison image. The second type was the Type 2 Clear S in which the mintmark was clearer and larger - depicted on the right side of the mint mark comparison image.

Major Varieties:
1979 S Kenney Half Dollar - Type 1 Filled S
1979 S Kenney Half Dollar - Type 2 Clear S

Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0876

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