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    1968-D 50C MS67 ★ NGC. The 1968-D is the only circulation-strike Kennedy half dollar struck in that year. This Star-designated Superb Gem is tied for the finest certified and is rare as such. The strike is full, and each side displays unabraded satin luster. Vivid gold, green, crimson, and deep russet toning appears in the left and right margins on each side, leaving a vertical strip of near-brilliance in the centers. Census: 12 in 67 (3 in 67 ), 0 finer (7/16).(Registry values: N208) (NGC ID# 24U7, PCGS# 6711)

    Weight: 11.50 grams

    Metal: 80% Silver, 20% Copper, 20.90% Inner core Silver, 79.10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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