1971-2021 Kennedy Half Dollar Errors & Varieties Complete Guide – Values & Clear Explanation

There are a solid amount of valuable errors on clad Kennedy half dollars from 1971 to 2021, so I made a clear and concise presentation to explain exactly what to look for and their values. There are quite a range of possible half dollar errors to look for, and knowing the big coins will be very helpful. However, in addition to the major varieties, I also cover all of the minor varieties recognized by PCGS so that you have the complete picture. Two pieces of advice: when selling, remember that there generally aren’t tons of these coins on the market, so values can fluctuate based on demand at a specific moment when a coin comes to the market, and in general, look for coins in slabs that have missed variety attributions.


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27 Comments on “1971-2021 Kennedy Half Dollar Errors & Varieties Complete Guide – Values & Clear Explanation”

  1. Nice presentation, Christian. I personally don’t understand the appeal of coins where the doubling is so slight it is almost impossible to see, but to each his own. Do you know if the missing “FG” is caused by a die error, or a filled die?

  2. Thanks Cristian! Love your videos on the different errors on the same denomination for different years. Great job👌👍🏴‍☠️🇺🇸

  3. Great timing as I am going through 2000 half dollars. Strange though in the first batch I found no 1970-1965 KHD.

  4. I know a lot of these varieties, but am getting my first real batch of halved soon and I like to have pics of your PowerPoint handy, keeps me focused!! Thanks!!

  5. I have a 71 D Kennedy half dollar where IN GOD is almost an entire letter height below the WE TRUST letters. The E in liberty has only the top line and extends down before second line showing. The back is as though the eagle etc is twice as thick sticking off the surface as normal. The front is as though when struck it had way to much pressure as though the entire coin surface resembles a concave surface like a bowl almost

  6. Thank you so much for the info…I’m also looking for any 2021 JFK’s just in case you come up on any info…that would be fantastic!! Keep up the Great work!!

  7. hi christian i have a question forgive me if you answer it in this video. I have a few Kennedy half dollars that are weighing 10.9 and 11.1 Is this the too thin planchet? I noticed many of the 90’s are thinner as well. Thanks

  8. One of the better videos. Great job. I will msg u later w some interesting finds of mine to share. Thanks for your knowledge…for a youngster.

  9. Great video on the half dollars. Just started collecting a few months ago late bloomer, and I just got a customer wrapped box for the first time in 3 months, usually they’re all new coins from the bank. can’t wait to look through it.

  10. I haven’t found any Kennedy errors yet(new to looking for errors) ,but I have found 3 Eisenhower 1976 Dollars with varying degrees of doubling on the letters and stars. I don’t know if they are worth anything,haven’t found much info on those?

  11. This video was the best of all other channels explanation of possible half dollar errors. I used to be able to get boxes from my bank pre-covid, I would often sell the non-silver to my mother who liked keeping them. I have been looking through what she has and found several varieties which has made my mom lots of money. Win win.

  12. Wish you would also talk about the earlier mintages of this coin from 1968-70. Your presentations are always incisive and accurate.

  13. I found a 1971 half dollar with no mint mark the back is 45 degrees off center and it only weighs 7,1 grams it also has a deep groove around the back edge and no raised lip on the face

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