The 100th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy Silver Coin and Bar Set from The Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy with a special 100th anniversary product, 2 oz. pure silver (.999) bar with an inset space for 1964 first Kennedy Half Dollar. The unique design forms a pleasing contrast between the frosted coin bar and the proof quality Kennedy Half Dollar coin. Each Silver Bar is individually numbered and guarantees the authenticity and strict limitation of worldwide only 2,500 sets. The first “1964” version of the Kennedy Half Dollar is integrated into a 2oz coin bar of pure Silver .999. The bar picks up the theme of the coin and honors JFK with a portrait on the front side as well as a quote on the reverse side. This special set comes with PREMIUM WOODEN BOX and Includes certificate of authenticity.
JFK was elected in 1953. He was the youngest man to be elected President of the United States of America. As the 35th president, his time in office was a tumultuous one: The Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the construction of the Berlin Wall, the establishment of the Space Race and the battle for Civil Rights were just some of the pressing issues Kennedy encountered. On November 22, 1963, assassinated in 1963 by a gunman in Dallas at just 45. One month after his death, the American Congress approved the minting of the Kennedy half dollar as a memorial tribute.
This 2.3 oz. Silver Coin and Bar Set Celebrating 100th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy can be ordered from the Royal Canadian Mint website but the shipping starts from August 2017.