2004 Kennedy Half Dollar Proof

Last updated: July, 05 2023

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 2004 S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof in average condition to be worth $3.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $8.00.

2004 Kennedy Half Dollar Proof
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  • Year: 2004
  • Mint Mark: S
  • Type: Kennedy
  • Price: $3.00-$8.00+
  • Face Value: 0.50 USD
  • Produced: 1,900,000
  • Edge: Reeded


Are 2004 Kennedy Half Dollars Silver?

The majority of the Kennedy Halves from 2004 are not silver. There were however proofs issued in 90% silver but they would have been ordered in sets, not meant for circulation. If the coin has an S mint mark, appears to be a proof and weighs 12.50 grams it's silver. If it however doesn't appear to be a proof and or appears to be a proof but only has a weight of 11.50 grams then the coin is most definitely not silver. Additionally you can look at the reeded edge for a copper line. If a copper line is present it is not silver.

Did you know?

The design for the Kennedy Half Dollar was created and approved in just 38 days, making it the fastest creation and approval of a United States coin to date. This the coin was first struck on February 11, 1964 roughly 2 months after Kennedy's assassination on November 22 of 1963.

Estimated Production Numbers

  • 2004-P Kennedy Half Dollar: 2.9 million
  • 2004-D Kennedy Half Dollar: 2.9 million
  • 2004-S 90% Silver Proof Kennedy Half Dollar: 1.1 million
  • 2004-S Clad Proof Kennedy Half Dollar: 1.7 million

2004 Half Error Coins

There is nothing outstanding in terms of unique errors specific to this year. There are however many of the more commonly found errors. Commonly found errors for the 2004 Half Dollar are as follows; Die Cracks, Die Clashes, Double Die (DDO/DDR), Off center strikes, and a few instances where the coin was struck on the wrong planchet.


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How much is a 2004 Kennedy Half Dollar Proof worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $3.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $8 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 2004, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].

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Specs & Design

This coin has a total mass of 11.34 g, a diameter of 30.6 mm, and a thickness of 2.15 mm. It's edge is Reeded, and the coins are composed of 1971 - Present 75% copper, 25% nickel, 1965-1970 40% silver 60% copper, 1964 - 90% Silver 10% copper.

Designer: Gilroy Roberts and Frank Gasparro

Front (Obverse): The front or coin obverse contains the profile of John F. Kennedy gazing to the left. The words In GOD We Trust and Liberty are engraved. Mint marks are located to the bottom center of the bust. The date is present as well.

Back (Reverse): Contains a bald eagle grasping 13 arrow in its right claw, and am olive branch also containing 13 olives. A shield protects the eagles chest. 13 stars radiate along lines stemming from the eagles wings. These represent the original 13 colonies. The words United States of America and Half Dollar are present and engraved on the reverse as well.

P, D, S, W mint marks are present on coins. The initials FG stand for Frank Gasparro the designer of the coins reverse.

Most Valuable

The most valuable Kennedy Half Dollar's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Kennedy Half Dollar 2014 W $3k
Kennedy Half Dollar 1964 D $115
Kennedy Half Dollar 2014 W $105
Kennedy Half Dollar 1995 S $82
Kennedy Half Dollar 1970 S $80
Kennedy Half Dollar 2019 S $80
Kennedy Half Dollar 1997 S $67
Kennedy Half Dollar 1965 $65
Kennedy Half Dollar 1969 D $65
Kennedy Half Dollar 1970 D $65
Kennedy Half Dollar 1964 $55
Kennedy Half Dollar 1969 S $55
Kennedy Half Dollar 1967 $50
Kennedy Half Dollar 1999 S $48
Kennedy Half Dollar 1971 $46
Kennedy Half Dollar 1977 S $45
Kennedy Half Dollar 1971 S $43
Kennedy Half Dollar 1996 S $41
Kennedy Half Dollar 1987 S $40
Kennedy Half Dollar 1994 S $37
Kennedy Half Dollar 1987 D $35
Kennedy Half Dollar 1993 S $32
Kennedy Half Dollar 1977 $30
Kennedy Half Dollar 1977 D $30
Kennedy Half Dollar 1987 P $30
Kennedy Half Dollar 1973 S $27
Kennedy Half Dollar 1968 S $26
Kennedy Half Dollar 1979 S $25
Kennedy Half Dollar 1985 S $25
Kennedy Half Dollar 1998 S $25
Kennedy Half Dollar 2001 S $24
Kennedy Half Dollar 1971 D $23
Kennedy Half Dollar 1966 $20
Kennedy Half Dollar 1985 D $20
Kennedy Half Dollar 1985 P $20
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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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.