Kennedy Half Dollar KMA202b United States

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Country United States
Value Half
Denomination Dollar
KM# A202b Dates 1990 Notes Kennedy Half Dollar (Regular design resumed)


John F. Kennedy in profile, facing to the left, with hair parted on the left-hand side. In large lettering around the top half of the coin is written “LIBERTY”. In a straight line across the bottom quarter of the coin is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with Kennedy's neck separating IN GOD and WE TRUST. Along the bottom edge of the coin is written the year.



In the center is the presidential seal, i.e., and eagle with wings aloft and outspread legs, one set of talons holding an olive branch and one set holding a bundle of thirteen arrows. In front of his torso is a shield. Behind the eagle is a background of sun rays, with thirteen clouds across the top and thirteen stars below them. In its mouth, the eagle is clutching a banner that floats over its head and which reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. This entire insignia is surrounded by a ring of stars. Outside this ring of stars is written at the top of the coin “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin “HALF DOLLAR”.

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