The two-coin 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Uncirculated Coin set goes on sale at noon Eastern Time July 24 by the U.S. Mint for $9.95.
The front cover includes an enlarged partial image of the obverse of the 1964 Kennedy half dollar, along with the number 5 and the 1964 obverse coin image to represent the numeral 0, for “50.” The inside of the folder includes an enlarged partial image of the reverse of the 1964 Kennedy half dollar, smaller coin images of the obverse and reverse of the 1964 Kennedy half dollar, along with information regarding the 50th anniversary of this coin design.
Coin design descriptions, a Certificate of Authenticity, and coin specifications are printed on the back of the card, which contains the two coins, along with the official seal of the Department of Treasury.
The two-coin set is the first of three scheduled 50th Anniversary Kennedy half dollar numismatic products featuring Kennedy half dollars bearing Roberts' original Kennedy sculpt.
Release dates are still to be announced for a four-coin .900 fine silver 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection set featuring coins from four different Mints with four different finishes — San Francisco (Enhanced Uncirculated), Denver (Uncirculated), Philadelphia (regular Proof), and West Point (Reverse Proof). All four coins will bear the single 2014 date.
Also to be offered is a dual-dated, 1964-2014, .9999 fine gold Proof Kennedy half dollar to be struck at the West Point Mint on planchets containing roughly 0.75 troy ounce of gold.
The two-coin set and single Proof gold coin are to be offered in Rosemont, Ill., Aug. 5 to 9 during the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money.