Circulated Coins: Unlike some commemorative coins, the 1978 half dollar was intended for everyday use in transactions.
Design Variations: While the obverse remained consistent, the reverse of the 1978 half dollar featured the Liberty Bell and the Moon.
Collectors' Appeal: The 1978 half dollar is still sought after by collectors, especially in uncirculated condition or as part of coin sets.
Edge Inscriptions: The coin's edge is inscribed with "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "LIBERTY," emphasizing American values.
Historical Significance: The 1978 half dollar pays homage to President Kennedy, whose legacy continues to resonate with the American public.
Continuing Tradition: Kennedy half dollars have been minted since 1964, making them an integral part of modern U.S. coinage.