Saturday, March 27, 2010

NorthJersey.com: Kennedy half dollar turns 46

The John F. Kennedy half dollar was first issued on this date in 1964. Here is a brief history of this coin:
* Within days of Kennedy's assassination, on Nov. 22, 1963, the United States Mint received the first of many letters asking officials there to honor the deceased president with a coin.


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