|Coin||Composition||Weight||Cost to Produce|
|Cent||2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc||2.5 g||2.41 cents|
|Nickel||25% Nickel, 75% Copper||5 g||11.18 cents|
|Dime||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||2.268 g||5.65 cents|
|Quarter||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||5.67 g||11.14 cents|
|Half Dollar||8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper||11.34 g||N/A|
|Susan B Anthony Dollar||12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper||8.1 g||N/A|
|$1 Coin||88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel||8.1 g||18.03 cents|
The only president on the half dollar was John F Kennedy. This half dollar was minted in 1964, almost a year after Kennedy's assassination. Benjamin Franklin was on earlier versions
It depends what year the half dollar was made. 1964 - 12.5 g. 1965-1970 - 11.5 g. 1971 to now - 11.34 g.
1. Pour a thin layer of olive oil into a jar lid or other small container. Submerge the half dollar in the oil for up to two days, turning it over once to coat both sides. 2. Remove
A half-dollar weighs 12.5 grams. Get your ChaCha on!