The US mint could not keep up with the demand for the First Year of Issue 1964 Silver JFK Half Dollar. The JFK 1964 Half Dollar coins once released for sale to the public were rarely seen in circulation. The Silver JFK Half Dollar was first minted in 1964 is composed of .900 fine silver. This handsome first year of issue coin is encircled by a gold tone bezelled money clip. The gold tone money clip keeps your money secure in its 1.87 inch grasp. A Certificate of Authenticity is included.