1965 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollar BU (Roll of 20)

1965 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollar BU (Roll of 20)

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The JFK Half Dollar was originally struck as a memorial to the assassinated 35th President of the United States. The 1965 JFK Half Dollars were the second year of issue for the new coin, but the first year for the new composition of the coin. Order these half dollars online today from Bullion Shark!


These were the first 40% silver Kennedy Half Dollars produced. After 1969 the Kennedy half dollar was no longer minted using any silver, besides the coins featured in the mint proof sets. Silver Kennedy half dollars have always been highly sought after coins!


Each of these rolls comes with 20 brilliant uncirculated coins, meaning they are all in pristine condition. Finding genuine silver Kennedy half dollars in this condition is becoming increasingly difficult, especially in these key dates. 


Why Collect 1965 BU Kennedy Half Dollars?


  1. All coins are in pristine brilliant uncirculated condition.
  2. Each roll comes with 20 silver Kennedy half dollars!
  3. Coins minted for circulation are rare in this condition today.
  4. First year of 40% silver half dollars.
  5. Second year of issue of the Kennedy half dollar. 


1965 BU Kennedy Half Dollar Coin Details:


Designer: Gilroy Roberts/Frank Gasparro

Edge: 150 Reeds

Diameter: 30.61 millimeters

Weight: 11.50 grams

Mintage: 65,879,366

Mint: Philadelphia

Metal: 40% Silver, 60% Copper


History and Value: Kennedy half dollars minted for general circulation in 1965 through 1969 contain 40% silver and 60% copper. This was a transitional phase between the 90% silver composition of the 1964 coins and the copper-nickel clad composition used for coins from 1971 onwards.


These 40% silver Kennedy half dollars were issued for collectors in special sets, as well as for circulation. They have a slight premium above face value due to their silver content, but their value depends on factors such as condition and rarity.


If you have a 1965 Kennedy half dollar with a silver content, it's worth more than face value, and its specific value will vary based on factors like condition and demand from collectors.


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 1965 40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollar BU (Roll of 20) FAQ

A BU (Brilliant Uncirculated) roll of 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars refers to a roll of 20 coins, each in brilliant uncirculated condition, minted in 1965 featuring the image of President John F. Kennedy on the obverse (front) side and the presidential coat of arms on the reverse (back) side.

The value of a roll of 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars in BU condition can vary based on factors like rarity, condition, and demand. The silver content also influences the price. Rolls like these are generally around $150

1965 Kennedy Half Dollars are not as rare as the SMS coins, they were produced in large quantities for circulation. However, finding them in BU condition can be more challenging than finding both the circulated and SMS coins.

You can find rolls of 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars for sale from Bullion Shark!They can also be found  through other reputable coin dealers, and online marketplaces. Ensure you are purchasing from reputable sources to avoid counterfeit or altered coins.

1965 Kennedy Half Dollars contain 40% silver, and 60% copper.

BU coins typically have a lustrous appearance without any signs of wear or damage. They may exhibit some mint luster and lack significant abrasions or scratches.

The mintage figures for 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars were substantial due to their role as circulating currency. 65,879,366 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars were minted.

Yes, 1965 Kennedy Half Dollars are legal tender and can be spent at their face value of fifty cents. However, their silver content may give them additional value to collectors or investors beyond their nominal value.

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