Please can some one tell me what I have here I got it in my change today

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  1. Kennyeva$$$

    Kennyeva$$$ New Member

    Many differences between this community have dollar from others lots of stuff on the back on the eagle
     

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  3. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Hello and welcome . If you would slow down, breathe and concentrate we would be able in helping you . So what do you think is wrong with this Kennedy Half dollar ??
    Translator needed here . ;)
     
  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    You have 50 cents aka half dollar,Kennedy version starting 1964 and still the same design to this day.
     
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  5. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    Clad half dollar. 1998D. Prob Uncirculated but with enough hits to make it not too appealing.
     
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  6. derkerlegand

    derkerlegand Well-Known Member

    You're talking about the copper showing on the reverse rim and shield? Must be thin copper nickel clad there.
     
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  7. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    The edge is supposed to look brown as it's a copper-nickel composition.Your coin was minted at the Denver mint hence the letter D on the obverse,it has a mintage of 15 million.Very common in this condition and no added value,spend it when needed.
     
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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Is a normal Kennedy Half Dollar.
    Welcome to CT.
     
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  9. OldSilverDollar

    OldSilverDollar Unknown Member Supporter

    Your now a millionaire! It's worth about 5 million Zimbabwe dollars.

    Congratulations

    -OSD
     
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  10. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    ...have you checked the price on those lately...
     
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  11. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    More like 181 zimbabwe dollars. it's bad, just not that bad. LOL
     
  12. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    I agree all around, @Kasia …I was thinking AU58 at first but it does have a strong strike, evidenced by the obverse hair detail, and reverse pic is blurry but looks clean of hits, best I can tell…..but if UNC, with the thin spot plating and the bag mark/hits, MS60 of the most basic level…imo…Spark
     
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  13. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Nice looking normal Kennedy. Welcome to CT, keep posting. Good luck.
     
  14. Nyatii

    Nyatii I like running w/scissors. Makes me feel dangerous

    I think that was about 1.43 cents in 2008.
     
  15. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Just noticed scoring damage on the reverse…to the right of R/DOLLAR and to the right of F/OF…back to AU58…if that…imo…Spark
     
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  16. erscolo

    erscolo Active Member

    Somehow the second question mark in the poll was more enticing that the first.
     
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  17. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    I voted for both '?'s, because the poll rules allowed it :rolleyes:
    It's a nice Kennedy half - I like to use them for tips - the young 'uns haven't seen many and some get a puzzled look when they see one.
     
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  18. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    TBH, I only based the Uncirc from the obverse pic. Reverse pic quite blurry. But in looking at the reverse, there are possibly coin counter type damage issues. Can't tell for certain, but from CRH this issue over the past dozen years I hit up boxes of halves, the 1998s can be found in much better UNC condition. No need to keep a dog like this one even if no actual damage or wear can be found.
     
  19. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    @Kennyeva$$$ you've been a member since 2018 so I expect you've read numerous posts on Coin Talk and should know that we can't read minds. If you explained your question(s) in the opening post, it would help.
    Other than a normal, circulation worn Kennedy half, I see nothing special.
    Also, please post photos FULL IMAGE for better viewing. Thanks.
     
  20. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    have dollar, will spend
     
  21. 1865King

    1865King Well-Known Member

    Looks like a Kennedy half dollar to me. Nothing strange.
     
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