The standard 1999 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.

1999 Half Dollar

The US minted the 1999 P half dollar, 1999 D half dollar, 1999 S proof half dollar, and 1999 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
1999 P Philadelphia 8,900,000
1999 D Denver 10,682,000
1999 S Proof San Francisco 2,543,401
1999 S Silver Proof San Francisco 804,565

Clad Half Dollars

The standard 1999 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 1999 P half dollar and 1999 D half dollar are each worth around $3 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

The 1999 S proof half dollar is worth around $13 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 $8.53 as of June 05, 2023. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $23.59 per ounce.

The 1999 S silver proof half dollar is worth around $25 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.



The Red Book

See also:

2000 Half Dollar
1998 Half Dollar
1997 Half Dollar