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1964-D Kennedy Half Dollar Choice Brilliant Uncirculated First Day of Issue

FDOI Choice BU

$495.00
In stock
Product Code
C7805
More Information
Denomination Half Dollars
Series Kennedy Half Dollar
Composition Silver
Year 1964
Mint Denver (D)
Grade Ungraded
Ungraded Score Brilliant Uncirculated
Certification NGC

1964-D Kennedy Half Dollar Choice Brilliant Uncirculated First Day of Issue

Description

In 2020, over 56 years after the Kennedy Half Dollars official release, Rare Collectibles TV acquired a government sealed canvas bag with “American Trust Company” stamped on its face. Stapled to the bag was a tag indicating “Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco” and “Kennedy Halves, Mar 19, 1964.” With the Kennedy Half Dollar released to the public on March 24, 1964, it was apparent that the coins in this bag were among the first Kennedy Half Dollars ever struck. After being submitted to NGC, the sealed bag and the Kennedy Half Dollars inside of it were authenticated. Shortly after, the 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollars were graded, and for the first time ever, designated as First Day of Issue.

A historic numismatic discovery like this is almost certainly never going to occur again. This First Day of Issue 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollar has been certified in Choice Brilliant Uncirculated by the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation. NGC declares Choice Brilliant Uncirculated equates to MS63 and MS64 on the Sheldon Scale. This coin is one of the numismatic treasures that was discovered in that originally sealed U.S. Mint bag dated March 19, 1964.