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1966 50c Special Mint Set SMS DCAM

1966 50c Special Mint Set SMS DCAM

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 7003)

The 1966 Half dollar is part of a series of Kennedy half dollar coins struck from 1964-Present. The specific variety is Special Mint Set. Struck in San Francisco and designated as a Business (SMS) strike, this coin is made of 40% silver; 60% copper from a mintage of 2,261,583 struck.
Issued with the Special Mint Sets (SMS) that were issued from 1965-1967 in lieu of proof sets. A few 1964 sets were issued as experiments and are very rare.
Obverse: Portrait of President John F. Kennedy surrounded by the word LIBERTY on the periphery. IN GOD WE TRUST appears left and right of the portrait with the date at the bottom. The mint mark, if any, appears under the right of Kennedy's neck.
Reverse: The heraldic eagle holding arrows and branch of olive leaves with a full circle of stars around it. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * HALF DOLLAR surround the periphery.

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Catalog Detail

GSID: 7003
Coin Date: 1966
Denomination: 50c / Half dollar
Designation: SMS
Mint Location: San Francisco
Mintage: 2,261,583
Coinage Type: Kennedy half dollar
Coinage Years: 1964-Present
Composition: 40% silver; 60% copper
Variety: Special Mint Set
Strike Type: Special Mint Set
Diameter: 30.6 mm
Fineness: 0.4
Weight: 11.5 gr
Weight: 0.1479 oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: Gilroy Roberts & Frank Gasparro
Obverse Designer: Gilroy Roberts
Reverse Designer: Frank Gasparro
PCGS #: 96846

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