1964 US Proof Set OGP - The First JFK Set

1964 US Proof Set OGP - The First JFK Set

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The 1964 US Proof Set is an absolute classic! This proof set features the Kennedy Half Dollar for the first time ever! This set has been very popular with U.S. coin collectors and has great value for the price. Buy the 1964 Proof Set online from Bullion Shark today!


U.S. proof sets are minted exclusively for collectors, making them a popular release each year. Their appeal lies in the special proof finish on the coins and their limited mintage. Notably, each set includes a proof Kennedy Half Dollar, enhancing its value among collectors. This being the first year of issue for the Kennedy Half Dollar only adds to the desirability of this set!


Proof coins are specially minted coins with a high-quality finish, featuring sharp details and mirror-like surfaces. They are struck using polished dies and planchets, resulting in a very reflective and polished appearance. Proof coins are often produced for collectors and special occasions, and they typically command higher prices than regular circulation coins due to their appearance and limited availability.


Why Collect The 1964 US Proof Set?


  1. Includes the 1964 Kennedy half dollar, with a proof finish!
  2. First year of issue of the Kennedy half dollar
  3. The set includes all regular issue coins from the U.S. Mint in 1964
  4. All coins are special proof finish coins that have great eye appeal.
  5. The coins are still in original mint packaging
  6. These coins still remain in pristine condition
  7. Very limited number of these proof coins compared to their circulated counterparts
  8. Last year that circulated US coins were made of 90% silver, and the only circulated 90% silver Kennedy half dollar


1964 US Proof Set Coin Details:


Coins included in this set:


  1. 1964 Proof Lincoln Cent: 95% copper, 5% tin and zinc.
  2. 1964 Proof Jefferson Nickel: 75% copper, 25% nickel.
  3. 1964 Proof Roosevelt Dime: 90% silver, 10% copper.
  4. 1964 Proof Washington Quarter: 90% silver, 10% copper.
  5. 1964 Proof Kennedy Half Dollar: 90% silver, 10% copper.


Mintage: 3,950,762


Finish: All coins in the set are Proof Coins 


  • Deep reflective, mirror-like finish 
  • Highly polished


History: The 1964 Kennedy half dollar was the first year of issue for this coin, commemorating President John F. Kennedy following his assassination in November 1963. Additionally, 1964 was the last year that circulating US coins were made with 90% silver content; after this year, silver coins were gradually phased out due to rising silver prices.


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1964 US Proof Set OGP - The First JFK Set FAQ

The value of a 1964 US Proof Set depends on factors such as condition, rarity, and demand. As of my last update, a complete set in its original packaging can cost $50 or more, with higher values for sets in exceptional condition.

The 1964 Proof Set was limited in its production compared to the circulation coins, as well as having historical significance. These setsare sought after by collectors due to being the first-year issue of the Kennedy half dollar, the only year that the coin was distributed for circulation in 90% silver, and the last year the U.S. Mint produced 90% silver coins for circulation.

3,950,762 proof sets were minted in 1964

The 1964 US Proof Set includes one example of each of the circulating coins issued that year: the Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, Roosevelt dime, Washington quarter, and Kennedy half dollar.

The 1964 US Proof Set includes silver coins. The dime, quarter, and half dollar in the set are made of 90% silver, while the cent and nickel are not.

Authenticity can be confirmed by checking for characteristics consistent with genuine US Mint products, such as sharp detail, mirror-like finishes, and proper packaging. Each coin should be checked that it meets its specific dimensions as well. 

1964 US Proof Sets can be purchased online from reputable companies like Bullion Shark! These sets can also be bought from coin dealers, online marketplaces, and auction websites. It's essential to ensure authenticity and quality when buying from any source.

The value of a 1964 Kennedy half dollar from a proof set depends on factors such as condition and rarity. Generally, these coins can range from $20 to $30 to hundreds or even thousands of dollars for high grade examples.

It's recommended to store proof sets in protective holders or capsules to prevent damage from handling, dust, and environmental factors. Keeping them in a cool, dry place away from sunlight will help preserve their condition.

There are various reasons that can make one proof set more valuable than another. Age and rarity have the most impact on the value of a proof set. The earlier proof sets usually demand the highest prices.

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