WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is now accepting orders for collectible bags and rolls of 2019 Kennedy Half Dollar coins.
The Mint began producing the Kennedy Half Dollar in 1964 to commemorate President John F. Kennedy’s life following his assassination in 1963. This coin is available for purchase in the following options:
|PRODUCT CODE||PRODUCT OPTION||MINT MARK||PRICE|
|200-Coin Bag||P and D||
|Two-Roll Set||P and D||
All product options contain circulating finish coins; however, the coins have never been placed in circulation. The coin rolls are wrapped in United States Mint paper coin wrap marked with a “P” or “D” for the mint of origin and “$10” for the face value. Each bag is marked with a “P” and “D” for the mint of origin and “$100” for the face value of the contents.
The obverse (heads) of the Kennedy Half Dollar features the original 1964 design of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2019.” The reverse (tails) design is based on the Presidential Coat of Arms and includes the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “HALF DOLLAR.”
The Mint accepts orders online at catalog.usmint.gov/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html for details about shipping options.
The bags and rolls of Kennedy Half Dollars are also available for purchase through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. Learn more about this convenient ordering method at catalog.usmint.gov/shop/product-enrollments/.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.