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2015 Kennedy halves go on sale

The United States Mint released the 2015 Kennedy half dollar, featuring the 1964 Kennedy design, on Feb. 12. Buyers purchased 10,006 two-roll sets and 3,095 200-coin bags as of Feb. 15.

The Kennedy 50th anniversary silver set has broken the 200,000 mark, with 200,571 of them sold by Feb. 15. Mintage ceiling is 225,000.

The Homestead 5-ounce silver bullion coin orders began for Authorized Purchasers, with 14,200 coins by Feb. 18.

February totals as of Feb. 18 for the American Eagle bullion coins stand at 9,000 one-ounce, 2,000 half-ounce and 40,000 tenth-ounce gold Eagle coins sold. Buyers also purchased 2,149,500 silver Eagle and 9,000 gold Buffalo bullion coins.

The 2013 and 2014 Presidential dollar and First Spouse medal sets are still listed as out of stock with sales frozen between 4,000 and 7,500.

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This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.

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