1979 Kennedy Half Dollar Value Guide

What Is A 1979 Kennedy Half Dollar Made Of? The 1979 Kennedy half a dollar is worth 50 cents. It is made of 75% copper and 25% nickel. 

However, Kennedy’s half-dollar coins were made of 40% silver and 60 percent copper when it was made from 1965 to 1970.

Is A 1979 Kennedy Half Dollar Silver? The 1979 Kennedy half dollar is not made of silver. It is made of copper and nickel instead.

The ones with silver content are the Kennedy half dollar made from 1964 to 1970. In 1976, there was a special silver collectors’ version as well.

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1979 Half Dollar Varieties There are different varieties of the 1979 half-dollar coins. Most of them differ based on their mint marks. Here are some of these varieties worth noting:

1979 P Half Dollar (No Mint Mark) The 1979 P Kennedy 50-cent coin was struck in the Philadelphia Mint. It doesn’t have a mint mark like other coins made in Philadelphia.

1979 D Half Dollar By the end of 1979, the Denver Mint produced more than 15,815,000 D Kennedy half dollars. If you have one of these, you may be able to sell it for up to $2.45.

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