WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will offer bags and rolls of 2015 Kennedy half dollars starting on Feb. 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Available product options and their prices are as follows.
|“P” or “D”
|Two–Roll Set (20 coins per roll)
|“P” and “D”
All product options contain circulating finish Kennedy half dollars from the bureau’s facilities at Denver and Philadelphia that have never been placed into circulation. Each coin roll is wrapped in a United States Mint paper coin wrap that displays a “P” or “D” for its mint of origin and “$10” for its face value. Each bag is marked with a “P” and “D” for the mints of origin and “$100” for the face value of its contents.
Beginning this year, Kennedy half dollars in all numismatic products will feature the 1964 Gilroy Roberts image of President Kennedy. The obverse (heads side) has a strong but simple portrait of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and the inscriptions “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.” The reverse (tails side) design is based on the presidential seal and consists of a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast holding a symbolic olive branch and a bundle of 13 arrows. A ring of 50 stars surrounds the design with the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “HALF DOLLAR.”
Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at http://catalog.usmint.gov/, while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). Please visit the United States Mint website for more information on shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/shipping.html.
Kennedy half dollar bags and rolls may also be purchased through the bureau’s Product Enrollment Program. For additional information about this convenient ordering method, please review the FAQs at http://catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/faqs/.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of Feb. 12, 2015, noon EST shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.