The United States Mint has announced a 300,000 product limit for its upcoming four-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection and a 200,000 product limit for its already released two-coin 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set.
Coin News Update: On Nov. 24, the U.S. Mint trimmed the limit of the four-coin silver collection to 225,000.
In another bit of news, the U.S. Mint has upped the number of four-coin sets that are ready for shipping. In anticipation of high demand, more than 180,000 sets will be immediately available when they go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 28, at noon EDT. The initial figure provided to CoinNews.net in September was 150,000. This collection, priced at $99.95, includes four Kennedy half-dollars struck in 90% silver in four different finishes, one from each of the U.S. Mint’s coin production facilities.
50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Sets launched on July 24 for $9.95. Set sales as of Sunday stand at 134,631, leaving 65,369 left based on the new limit. This set includes a 2014-P Kennedy half-dollar struck in Philadelphia and a 2014-D Kennedy half-dollar struck in Denver.
No changes have been announced for the 1964-2014 24K 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin, which was released on Aug. 5. Currently listed at $1,202.50, sales of the dual-dated coin are at 64,303. It has no limits.
This year there are thirteen different Kennedy half-dollars with six regular annual issues and seven 50th anniversary coins featuring a restored 1964 portrait of Kennedy. Here’s a grid breaking down some of the essentials of the 50th anniversary products:
|Product||Included Coins||Composition||Product Limit||Sales|
|50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin||2014-W Proof Gold 50c||.9999 Gold||None||64,303|
|50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection||2014-P Proof Silver 50c||90% Silver, 10% Copper||300,000||N/A|
|2014-W Reverse Proof Silver 50c|
|2014-D Uncirculated Silver 50c|
|2014-S Enhanced Uncirculated Silver 50c|
|50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set||2014-P Uncirculated Clad 50c||8.33% Nickel, Balance Copper||200,0000||134,631|
|2014-D Uncirculated Clad 50c|
Available products may be purchased from the U.S. Mint by visiting catalog.usmint.gov or calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Household order limits for both sets stand at five per household.
Also, the Mint is encouraging all customers to access their user accounts prior to making online purchases. And, if they haven’t done so already, reset their password.