50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, complete coat of arms

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1959-1964
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = 0.41 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Thickness 2.04 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 308
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 56,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 54
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 27 years old surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA"

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God

Engraver: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.

Reverse

Crown divides the date above the Royal Arms of Canada proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921, and updated in 1957, are surrounded with the face value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
19 62
CANADA 50 CENTS

Engraver: Thomas Shingles

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

0.3 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1959  3 095 535 7.26 6.98 7.31 10.42 27% "Blue" lower shield (horizontal lines)
1960  3 488 897 5.74 5.81 9.90 7.26 10.29 27% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1961  3 584 417 6.47 6.05 7.26 10.29 8.92 28% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1962  5 208 030 7.60 6.95 7.26 8.23 8.75 32% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1963  8 348 871 5.87 6.41 8.77 9.33 43% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1964  9 377 676 8.03 7.26 6.44 6.62 8.70 51% "White" lower shield (no lines)

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