The standard 1994 Kennedy half dollars are made of a clad composition that contains copper and nickel. Clad proof half dollars and silver proof half dollars were also minted and they sell for more money. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1994 Half Dollar

The US minted the 1994 P half dollar, 1994 D half dollar, 1994 S proof half dollar, and 1994 S silver proof half dollar.

Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. They are specifically made for collectors so you won't find any in your spare change.

Note: The mint mark can be found on the obverse side of each coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1994 P Philadelphia 23,718,000
1994 D Denver 23,828,110
1994 S Proof San Francisco 2,484,594
1994 S Silver Proof San Francisco 785,329

Clad Half Dollars

The standard 1994 clad half dollars in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.50. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

Both the 1994 P half dollar and 1994 D half dollar are each worth around $3 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

The 1994 S proof half dollar is worth around $8 in PR 65 condition.

Silver Proof Half Dollar

This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $8.46 as of November 25, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $23.38 per ounce.

The 1994 S silver proof half dollar is worth around $26 in PR 65 condition.

Grading System

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1995 Half Dollar
1993 Half Dollar
1992 Half Dollar