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1967 Kennedy Half Odd Color Weighs 12.2

 
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 Posted 08/14/2020  03:25 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Tman1515 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
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 Posted 08/14/2020  05:20 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
11.5 is normal +/- mint tolerance. Color is just toning.It is 40% silver though.
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 Posted 08/14/2020  10:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add juliusolis to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I copied and pasted this comment from a previous topic last year. I hope this may help. For me, looks like your coin is convincingly a little overweight. Ask someone with an XRF analyzer to help you figure out the actual composition of your coin.


Kennedy half dollar

1947 to 1964
Weight: 12.500 grams
Tolerance: 0.259 grams
Diameter: 30.61
Composition: 900 Ag, 100 Cu

1965 to 1970
Weight: 11.500 grams
Tolerance: 0.400 grams
Diameter: 30.61
Composition: 40% silver clad

1971 to date (excluding the Bicentennial 40% silver clad)
Weight: 11.340 grams
Tolerance: 0.454 grams
Diameter: 30.61
Composition: 75 Cu, 25 Ni on pure CU

1976 (40% silver clad)
Weight: 11.500 grams
Tolerance: 0.400 grams
Diameter: 30.61
Composition: 40% silver clad
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 Posted 08/17/2020  3:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If the scale is accurate that coin is far enough out of tolerance to possibly be worth a premium.
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with Conder101.
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 Posted 08/18/2020  11:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
As far as the color, that isn't unusual for 40% silver halves.
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