versions of the Kennedy half dollar to mark the 50th anniversary of
the coin's debut will be issued in 2014 bearing Chief Mint Engraver
Gilroy Roberts’ original portrait of Kennedy as introduced on the coin
designs of Roberts’ Kennedy portrait for the obverse and Assistant
Mint Engraver Frank Gasparro’s Presidential Seal reverse have been
modified over the years.
three coins will be in issued in .9999 fine gold (with a 1964 – 2014
dual date), and in .900 fine silver and copper-nickel clad
compositions (both with the standard 2014 date). The Proof Kennedy
gold half dollar will be produced at the West Point Mint. The gold
coins will be the same diameter and thickness as the silver and
copper-nickel clad versions but will contain approximately 0.75 ounce
of pure gold.