The United States Mint has established an initial price of $1,240.00
for the gold Proof 2014 Kennedy half dollar.
The coin will go on sale at noon Eastern Time Aug. 5 at the Mint website and via
the Mint telephone ordering line at 800-872-6468. It will also go on
sale at the same time at the American Numismatic Association World's
Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. (where it will be 11 a.m. Central
Time), and at the retail sales outlets at U.S. Mint facilities.
Customers ordering the coin via the Mint website and telephone
ordering line will be limited to a household maximum of five coins.
Customers standing in line at the ANA convention will be limited to
two coins, at least for the initial day of sales, with a maximum of
500 coins available per day at the convention. See the earlier Coin
World article for details about buying the gold coins at
the ANA convention.
The gold coin will be struck to demand, according to U.S. Mint officials.
The Proof gold coin contains 0.75 ounce of pure gold. It is struck
at the West Point Mint and bears the W Mint mark of that facility. It
will bear the dual anniversary dates of 1964–2014 on the obverse and
an inscription detailing its bullion content on the reverse. The
obverse will feature a restored portrait of President John F. Kennedy
from designer Gilroy Roberts' 1963 sculpt.
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