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Each coin contains ¾ troy ounce of pure, 24-karat gold and is struck with a proof finish at the United States Mint at West Point, New York.
The raised Kennedy profile is frosted and appears to float on the mirror-like background.
The coins are encapsulated and packaged in a single custom-designed, brown mahogany hardwood presentation case with removable coin well and are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Obverse: A portrait of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the youngest-ever-elected president. United States Mint Chief Engraver Gilroy Roberts based this profile on a portrait prepared for Kennedy’s presidential medal.
Reverse: Based on the Presidential Seal and was created by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Frank Gasparro. It consists of a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast holding a symbolic olive branch and bundle of 13 arrows. It features the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HALF DOLLAR and ¾ OZ. .9999 FINE GOLD. A ring of 50 stars surrounds the design, which gives this coin the distinction of having more stars than any other U.S. coin ever produced for circulation.
|Content||.9999 Fine Gold (23.328 grams)|
|Diameter||1.205 inches ( 30.61 mm)|
|Weight||0.7500 troy oz.|
|Thickness||0.085 inch (2.16 mm)|
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