What year did they stop making kennedy silver half dollars?

Answer The United States Mint still produces the Kennedy Half Dollar, but it no longer contains silver. The first Kennedy Half Dollar was produced in 1964 and contained 90 percent silver. The amount of si... Read More »

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What year were silver Kennedy half dollars made?

The silver Kennedy half dollar was made in 1964. From 1965 to 1970, the coin was made of a silver and copper mixture. Since 1971, the coin has been made of a copper and nickel mixture. Silver proof... Read More »

What year did they stop making silver dimes?

The last year that silver dimes were made was 1964. The rising cost of silver in the 1960s forced the U.S. Mint to seek out different metals for coins. In 1965, silver was removed from the content... Read More »

What year did the us stop making pure silver coins?

The United States never minted pure silver coins for general circulation. Through 1964, dimes, quarters and half dollars were 90 percent silver, as were dollar coins until 1935. From 1965 through 1... Read More »

What year did canada stop making silver coins?

Canada's minting of silver dimes and quarters ended in 1968, while silver half-dollars were no longer produced after 1967. This stoppage was due to the increased expense of the metal in the 1960s. ... Read More »