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

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1959-1964
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = USD 0.39
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Thickness 2.04 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 308
Numista type number (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"

Script: Latin

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"

Script: Latin

Lettering:
19 62
CANADA 50 CENTS

Engraver: Thomas Shingles

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

0.3 oz ASW

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1959  3 095 535 $ 7.85 $ 6.78 $ 6.78 $ 6.82 $ 9.72 27% "Blue" lower shield (horizontal lines)
1960  3 488 897 $ 5.35 $ 5.53 $ 8.47 $ 6.78 $ 9.26 27% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1961  3 584 417 $ 6.04 $ 5.65 $ 6.78 $ 9.85 $ 8.75 28% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1962  5 208 030 $ 7.09 $ 6.48 $ 6.78 $ 8.04 $ 8.17 32% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1963  8 348 871 $ 0.56 $ 5.52 $ 5.99 $ 8.41 $ 9.00 43% "White" lower shield (no lines)
1964  9 377 676 $ 7.50 $ 6.21 $ 6.07 $ 6.20 $ 8.21 51% "White" lower shield (no lines)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange it: eug, mad, Grippe-sou, Wolfy, gbfrank, bence, Philolive, 1234paja950, landycollector, monargent, crruisercharlie, Vecchia Lira, Sleepybird, Redgie, 1111oink, eminem, lhillman, One2bsnoopy, poenix688, Coincollectordk, SteveV, Romambur, J-J.Doubrovski, jeanbb2000

Feedback: none
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×139)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×49)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Hungary
Languages : English Hungarian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×151)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×281)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×4)
Country: Canada
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×143)
Country: United States
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: Ireland
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×49)
Country: New Zealand
Languages : English Chinese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×72)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×69)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Estonian French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×57)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: Denmark
Languages : English Danish
Feedback: none
Country: United States
Languages : English Afrikaans Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Russia
Languages : English French Russian
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French German English Spanish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 8 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: USD 6.72 Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of silver at 720 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from Canada

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale