The standard 2018 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.

2018 Half Dollar

The US minted the 2018 P half dollar, 2018 D half dollar, 2018 S proof half dollar, and 2018 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
2018 P Philadelphia 4,800,000
2018 D Denver 6,100,000
2018 S Proof San Francisco 535,221
2018 S Silver Proof San Francisco 350,820

Clad Half Dollars

The standard 2018 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 2018 P half dollar and 2018 D half dollar are each worth around $2 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade.

The 2018 S proof half dollar is worth around $5 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 $6.76 as of July 11, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $18.68 per ounce.

The 2018 S silver proof half dollar is worth around $14 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:

2019 Half Dollar
2017 Half Dollar