Featuring the BLACK RUTHENUM EDITION 1964 Silver JFK Kennedy Half Dollar U.S. Coin. To highlight the original coin design, the Merrick Mint has clad the coin in entirety in Black Ruthenium with the JFK Portrait on the coin obverse clad in 24KT Gold.
These legal tender U.S. coins are not in general circulation and are not available in any bank. Each coin features the left portrait of John F. Kennedy design on the obverse and a modified presidential seal design on the reverse. Each coin comes in an acrylic coin holder and includes a Full Color 2-sided Certificate of Authenticity. 1964 was the first year Kennedy half dollar was minted.