Could this 1965 Kennedy Half be eligible for a First Day of Issue Label? Major Variety?
@HeatherBoyd , could you point this thread to the right party that could opine or PM me about this, it would be easier than trying to explain on the phone. Thanks.
I got this at a Coin Show in Dearborn Michigan in 1979 (The big Detroit show), I seem to remember buying it from a dealer among a bunch of miscellaneous items.
This is sealed with an end flap where the Stamp is the seal, there is no way to get the coin out without destroying the envelope.
It shows a March 9th 1966 postal mark. I remember that the 1965 half came out very late due to the demand for the 1964 which was still in production until 1966. Wikipedia shows that the first 1965 Half was not struck until December 30, 1965. Along with the major coin shortage with the switch to clad it seems possible. Is this Kennedy half the first day, first issue?, could it be that the Stamp was also first day? Being as the postmark was San Clemente CA that's just about in PCGS's back yard. Prominence? Value? I have no way of knowing right now. I would love to submit it for consideration.
I did notice the Hair is more detailed than the MS67'S in Coin Facts, and Price guide, the FG on the rev is also different, possible variety?
It would be great to get that first day label.
Close ups blurred by cellophane.
Information on the Trade Mark for First Day First Issue. Deleated for space.
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