The United States Mint has issued a John F. Kennedy gold coin to commemorate the fiftieth year of production of the Kennedy silver half dollar. The proof gold coin features the iconic Gilroy Roberts design of the J.F.K. Profile on the obverse and the American eagle on the reverse.
The J.F.K. gold half dollar contains three quarters of a troy ounce of pure gold, with the 99,99% fineness making it one of the highest quality gold coins available on the market today. The dates on the coin reflect the fifty years that the original J.F.K. half dollar coin has been in production, originally released the year after the tragic assassination of the President. The West Point mint has created a mirror-like finish on the gold coin, an appropriate choice for a nation which often reflects on the presidency of Kennedy and the sense of hope that his brief term gave to so […]