1964 JFK Half Dollar
It seems odd that I would get as excited about a coin ring as I do, though the 1964 JFK Half Dollar is somewhat legendary and very sought after. 1964 was the ONLY year that this coin was minted in 90% Silver. Even with just a 10% copper content, the rings are sealed in 2 coats of a jeweler’s sealant.
From Wiki: Within hours of the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, Mint Director Eva Adams called Chief Engraver Gilroy Roberts, informing him that serious consideration was already being given to depicting Kennedy on one of the larger silver coins: either the silver dollar, half dollar, or quarter dollar. Adams called Roberts again on November 27 and authorized the project, stating that the late president’s widow, Jacqueline Kennedy preferred that he be depicted on the half dollar replacing the previous design of Benjamin Franklin. (MORE…)
So I’m excited to offer up this next coin ring to the first person who orders it through the web site at The Rings Of Change. This will allow you to pick your size and own this piece of wearable history as it is the ONLY one I have right now.
Like I said… they are not super easy to come by in good (ring-worthy) shape.
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