Author Topic: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?  (Read 1277 times)

Offline Scottman

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Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« on: November 16, 2012, 10:31:22 PM »
I received some of these. My question is most people know PRE 64 rule, would they know these are 40 percent silver? Should I trade/sell them to see if I can get other pre 64?

How do you treat the 65 to 70 K half Dollars?

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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2012, 11:45:17 PM »
nope , i just save them , people will figure it out soon enuff. and double check ,i use coinflation.com

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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2012, 12:15:02 AM »
nope , i just save them , people will figure it out soon enuff. and double check ,i use coinflation.com
True, but doing fractions confuses some folks.  Scottman, one option might be to truck down to a coin dealer and cash them in for 64's while it's still easy.  It would cost a few percent now, but it might simplify things later when negotiations are a little more tense.
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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2012, 02:35:49 PM »
It's an interesting topic! I probably should start looking for coin dealers.

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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2012, 06:20:32 PM »
trade'm in. I did over a year ago.
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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2012, 06:29:52 PM »
trade'm in. I did over a year ago.

was it worth the trade in, or do you think you should have kept them?
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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2012, 07:02:19 PM »
was it worth the trade in, or do you think you should have kept them?
yes it was worth it.  I went in to my local dealer with about 4 rolls of '65-'68 halves. I was willing to sacrifice some of my % on this trade in order to istablish a good working relationship with the dealer on future purchases.  He, it turns out, is a honest guy and didn't take me for any where near what I was willing to eat on the trade. I ended up with just under a roll and a half of pre-65' if my memory serves me right.  he made a little profit and got a life long customer.  win win
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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2012, 08:54:13 PM »
I just watched 12 on ebay go for a total price of 39.01. current price today at 4.82 should have put them at 57.84 without shipping interesting.... I took them for spot. ooops

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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2012, 04:35:18 AM »
I "trade up." When I get the 40% halves I sell or trade for 90% or .999 either of which is a more recognizable form of silver.

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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2012, 08:09:03 AM »
Just an FYI coinflation has an app for smartphones. I like to use it on the fly what it would be worth.

Kids got into it now and dig thought he change bin at the house, and now at the grandparents. Took my phone and the app with them over the holidays. They were a bit sneaky and asked if they could "trade out" quarters with the grandparents. The grandparents are not preppers despite my attempts. Think they came away with 1/2 a roll or so. The kids kept the silver, told me "finders keepers". +1 for them thinking ahead. They are 10/11
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Re: Anyone keep 1965 - 1970 Silver Kennedy Half Dollars?
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2012, 11:55:53 AM »
To avoid any confusion later I pop all my junk silver into coin flips (most coin shops have these available) which I can then label for clarity.
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