The 1984 Kennedy Half Dollar (Buy on eBay) resumed the typical availability pattern for the series. The United States Mint resumed the offering of the annual Mint Sets this year, which provides for a steady source of Uncirculated examples of the coin struck at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. The annual Proof Set was also offered, which included the Proof version of the coin struck at the San Francisco Mint.
Collectors may focus on top graded examples of the coin. For circulation strikes, there are a few dozen pieces that have been graded MS67 by PCGS or NGC. The highest Proof grades are PCGS PR70DCAM and NGC PF 70 Ultra Cameo.
1984 Kennedy Half Dollar Specifications:
- Denomination: $0.50
- Composition: 91.67% copper, 8.33% nickel
- Weight: 11.34 grams
- Diameter: 30.61 mm
- Edge: reeded
- Mint Mark: none (Philadelphia), “D” (Denver), “S” (San Francisco)
1984 Kennedy Half Dollar Mintages:
- 1984-P: 26,029,000
- 1984-D: 26,262,158
- 1984-S Proof: 3,279,126