• Short Summary

    THE FIRST JOHN F. KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS WERE STRUCK TUESDAY AT THE U.S. MINTS IN?

  • Description

    THE FIRST JOHN F. KENNEDY HALF DOLLARS WERE STRUCK TUESDAY AT THE U.S. MINTS IN PHILADELPHIA AND DENVER. THE WOMAN SHOWN IN THE FILM IS MINT DIRECTOR, EVA ADAMS, WHO STARTED THE WHOLE PROCESS. THE FIRST EIGHT COINS WENT TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON FOR DISTRIBUTION TO THE KENNEDY FAMILY. 900 MILLION OF THE NEW COINS WILL BE STRUCK THIS YEAR. THEY WILL GO INTO CIRCULATION IN APRIL AFTER THE FIRST 26 MILLION HAVE BEEN MINTED. THE LEFT PROFILE OF JOHN F. KENNEDY IS ENGRAVED ON THE FRONT OF THE COIN, THE PRESIDENTIAL COAT OF ARMS ON THE BACK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD8CRYOIUY2PTES3X8FM12O4G4
    Media URN:
    VLVAD8CRYOIUY2PTES3X8FM12O4G4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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