Mounted in a 14kt gold filled screw top bezel and bail, 14kt gold filled 19 inch chain included. The coin has been mounted so that Lady Liberty faces outward when worn. However, if you'd like, the coin can be orientated so that JFK faces out. This type of bezel has a screw top so that the coin can be removed. The pendant length is 1.5 inch and width is 1 inch.
Obverse (heads): Image of JFK with the inscriptions “JOHN F. KENNEDY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “35th PRESIDENT” and “1961–1963.”
Reverse (tails): Design featuring a Lady Liberty. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “$1.”
Coin Denomination: $1
Coin Composition: 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel, Balance Copper
Coin Diameter: 1.043 inches (26.49 mm)
Minted at the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917. Graduated from Harvard in 1940. Joined the Navy after graduation and went to the South Pacific where he was injured when the patrol torpedo boat he commanded was rammed by an enemy warship. Despite his injuries, Kennedy guided the surviving crew members to safety and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and a Purple Heart for his heroism. Following his military service, Kennedy worked as a reporter for a brief period. He then served for the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953, and then the U.S. Senate, serving there from 1953 to 1960.
Highlights of President Kennedy’s administration include the: Launch of the first American manned spaceflight, Freedom 7. Bay of Pigs invasion, an attempt to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The Cuban Missile Crisis, the confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet Union over nuclear missiles in Cuba. Signing of the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, an agreement between the U.S., Great Britain and Soviet Union to ban nuclear weapons testing. The Establishment of the Peace Corps.