Coin Specifications

Category: Kennedy Half Dollars (1964-Date)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 62,000
Catalog: KM-A202c
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 12.5000g
ASW: 0.3617oz
Melt Value: $7.13 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1998 S SILVER 50C SP obverse 1998 S SILVER 50C SP reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the only silver matte finish Kennedy half dollar and the only non-proof Kennedy to bear the S Mint Mark. It’s also the lowest mintage Kennedy half dollar. Approximately 62,000 were sold by the Mint in sets along with the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy commemorative silver dollar.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/17/2013

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1998 S SILVER 50C PF
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1929
Low Grade: 66
Average Grade: 69
High Grade: 70


Upcoming Auctions

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4/27/2014 SP 70   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 9945
4/27/2014 SP 70   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1204/Lot# 9946


Auction Prices Realized

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4/29/1998 PCGS SP 69   Teletrade Auction 1045, 1045/Lot# 1785 $119.90
11/1/1999 PCGS SP 70   Teletrade Auction 1230, 1230/Lot# 1600 $228.90
5/30/2005 PCGS SP 69   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 320 $155.25
1/17/2010 NGC SP 69   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210014, 210014/Lot# 26377 $149.50
4/22/2010 NGC SP 70   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 473, 479/Lot# 5277 $345.00
7/29/2012 PCGS SP 70   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/29/2012, 33/Lot# 43817 $440.00
1/1/2013 PCGS SP 69   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 14467 $176.25


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