Most John F. Kennedy dollar coins aren't rare or valuable. However these coins in uncirculated condition can sell for a premium. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

John F. Kennedy Dollar Coin

John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States of America. The date range 1961-1963 inscribed on the coin signifies his time in office. Kennedy was assassinated during his first presidential term.

Specifications

Type: Presidential Dollar
Year: 2015
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel
Total Weight: 8.1 grams

The US minted the 2015 P John F. Kennedy dollar coin, 2015 D John F. Kennedy dollar coin, 2015 S proof John F. Kennedy dollar coin, and lastly the 2015 P reverse proof John F. Kennedy dollar coin . The mint mark can be found on the edge of the coin.

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.

The reverse proof John F. Kennedy dollar coin is a special edition coin that has a brilliant mirror-like appearance. You could only buy this coin as part of the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set. This set also included a silver medal and a 1964 US 5 cent postage stamp.

Series Location Quantity Minted
2015 P Philadelphia 6,160,000
2015 D Denver 5,180,000
2015 S Proof San Francisco 662,854
2015 P Reverse Proof Philadelphia 49,051

Value

The 2015 John F. Kennedy dollar coins in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $1.00. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

Both the 2015 P John F. Kennedy dollar coin and 2015 D John F. Kennedy dollar coin are each worth around $3 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 2015 S proof John F. Kennedy dollar coin is worth around $6 in PR 65 condition.

The 2015 P reverse proof John F. Kennedy dollar coin is worth around $80 in PR 65 condition.

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Grading System

MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

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

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

Harry S. Truman Dollar Coin
Dwight D. Eisenhower Dollar Coin
Lyndon B. Johnson Dollar Coin