1986 Kennedy Half Dollar Value Guide

The US Mint chose sculptors Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro to finish the piece when Congress agreed to develop a new half-dollar design to honour John F. Kennedy.

1986 Half Dollar Varieties 1986 P Kennedy Half Dollar Type: Kennedy Half Dollar Year: 1986 Face Value: $0.50

1986 D Kennedy Half Dollar Year: 1986 Face Value: $0.50 Composition: 8.33% nickel and 91.67% copper

1986-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar Year: 1986 Face Value: $0.50 Composition: 8.33% nickel and 91.67% copper Total Weight: 11.34 g

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The US government discovered that it could sell attractive commemorative coins for considerably more than they were worth and still make a tidy profit around 1986

The sentimental worth of these coins, which feature a lovely design, may be very high. They would be worth a lot if they were made of silver.

These coins, however, are constructed of copper and nickel. Uncirculated coins currently sell for an average retail price of $1 to $3. 

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