1978 Kennedy Half Dollar Value Guide

First, check if your 1978 Kennedy Half Dollar has a mint mark. Mint marks indicate where the coin was minted.  

– The condition of the coin plays a significant role in its value. Coins are graded on a scale from Poor (PO-1) to Perfect Uncirculated (MS-70). The higher the grade, the higher the value. Look for signs of wear, scratches, or discoloration. – 

Kennedy Half Dollars minted from 1965 to 1970 are composed of 40% silver. However, starting in 1971, the composition changed to a copper-nickel clad. So, the 1978 Kennedy Half Dollar is typically made of copper-nickel and doesn't contain silver. 

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As of now, circulated 1978 Kennedy Half Dollars in average condition (grades ranging from Very Good to Extremely Fine) are generally worth face value, meaning 50 cents.  

f you have a coin in Mint State (MS) condition or a Proof coin (S mint mark), its value might be slightly higher, but it's unlikely to be significantly valuable. 

Some collectors may be interested in acquiring Kennedy Half Dollars from each year as part of their collection. 

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