Coin Specifications

Category: Kennedy Half Dollars (1964-Date)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 2,150,000
Catalog: KM-202a
Obverse Designer: Gilroy Roberts
Reverse Designer: Frank Gasparro
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.4000
Weight: 11.5g
ASW: 0.1479oz
Melt Value: $2.84 (9/27/2016)
Diameter: 30.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1970 D 50C MS obverse 1970 D 50C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1970-D Kennedy Half dollar is among the most popular mint-state coins in the Kennedy Half series. They were the last to be struck in the 40% silver alloy used since 1965, and were only sold in mint sets. Even though they were only released in sets, they were generally of poor quality and are extremely rare above MS66.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/6/2016

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1970 D 50C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 7.00 7.25 7.50 7.75 8.00 8.35 8.75 9.00 10.50 11.50 12.50 14.50 20.00 30.00 90.00 460 6100 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 1150 - -
1970 D 50C MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 105 - 335 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4411
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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5/6/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23052, 23052/Lot# 11387 $113.85
2/14/2005 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2001, 2001/Lot# 1587 $60.50
12/3/2005 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65122, 65122/Lot# 24333 $299.00
7/30/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 163, 168/Lot# 1298 $32.20
12/22/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 155102 $18.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1201/Lot# 9318 $822.50
3/16/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/16/2014, 172/Lot# 178110 $339.53


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1970 D 50C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24242424282828283232324550546710235110814261444259397777
24242425282828293232364751587918559421414321494165520
00000028293232364751587918559421414321494100
00000028313232414853639026883832014382544000
1970 D 50C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base28282828323232323237375054597211137811464442617180598349
28282829323232323437415156638520063422455018680081560
00000032323437415156638520063422455018680000
00000032323537465357689828989033435595743000
1970 D 50C MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base242428282832323237414550597210219068417824125652284878788
2425282829323233384246536382131354105025634924717785870
0000003233384246536382131354105025634924717700
0000003235394348566792160519141633445723783200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1081
Owner: Cellgazer
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 1081
Owner: J.D.A.
 
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