Collectors over the weekend picked up 15,619 more 2014 Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Sets, lifting their four-day sales total to 84,593.
The set was released by the United States Mint on Thursday, July 24, and costs $9.95. Holding two uncirculated coins with original 1964 obverse designs by U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Gilroy Roberts, the sets notched one-day sales of 68,974 units. At the time, the Mint said it had 37,000 on hand.
This year the U.S. Mint has created 7 unique Kennedy coins in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar. The clad set includes two of the coins. A 24-karat Kennedy gold half-dollar launches on Aug. 5 and a four-coin set of 90% silver halves debuts sometime in the fall.
For more information or to place a clad set order, visit this U.S. Mint product page or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). The set’s product page indicates new orders will be available for shipping on Aug. 18, 2014.