1971 S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof has estimated the 1971 S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof value at an average of 50 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $7. (see details)...

1971 S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof

Type: Kennedy Half Dollar
Year: 1971
Mint Mark: S
Face Value: 0.50 USD
Total Produced: 3,220,000 [?]
Silver Content: 0%
Numismatic Value: 50 cents to $7.00
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around 50 cents, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $7 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1971, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. [?].

Additional Info: S stands for San Francisco, but it may just as well stand for proof. Kennedy Half Dollar from 1971 to present with S mint marks are proofs. With just over 3 million of these coins issued the 1971 S Half Dollar was the rarest for the year. This was the first year that the US Mint issued Kennedy Half Dollars in a non silver state. Anything after 1970 contains no silver. These coins are a copper-nickel composition, being a nickel jacket over a copper core.

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**When we say that 3,220,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1971 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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