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CFA 20/FEB/14-6

Project name: 
2014 Kennedy half–dollar gold coin
Owner: 
U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. Mint
Description: 
Design modification to mark the 50th anniversary of the coin's release
Review Type: 
Final

Letter

27 February 2014

Dear Mr. Peterson:

In its meeting of 20 February, the Commission of Fine Arts reviewed design modifications to the John F. Kennedy half–dollar coin for a commemorative gold version to be struck in 2014, the fiftieth anniversary of the coin's introduction. The Commission approved the proposed modifications, including the placement of text indicating the gold content and mint mark on the reverse (as described but not illustrated), and the intention to restore the original quality of the 1964 portrait of President Kennedy.

As always, the staff is available to assist you with future submissions.

Sincerely,

/s/Thomas E. Luebke, FAIA
Secretary

Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director
United States Mint
801 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20220

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