1794 brought the first U.S. Mint’s half dollar, the Flowing Hair Half Dollar. The Flowing Hair Half Dollar was made for only two years.
1796 brought the Draped Bust Half Dollar which was produced until 1807.
In 1807 we changed to the Capped Bust Half Dollars which was used until 1839.tatement which may indeed be true, as fewer than that number can be traced today.
Liberty Seated Half Dollars replaced the Capped Bust Half Dollars and were used until 1891.
In 1892 the mint changed the half dollar to the Barber Half Dollars and that half dollar was used from 1892 to 1915.
In 1916 the Liberty Walking Half Dollar appeared and was used through 1947.
Franklin Half Dollars appeared in 1948 and were produced through 1963.
From 1964 to date, the obverse of the half dollar has been the Kennedy Half Dollar.