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

Features

Country Canada
Type Common coin
Years 1953-1958
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = 0.38 USD
Metal Silver (.8000)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 53, Schön# 53
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 27 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

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

A simplified version of the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada, proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921, are surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
50 CENTS
CANADA·1953

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953  Large date, no shoulder fold
1953  Large date, shoulder fold
1953  1,630,429 5.41 11.03 Small date
1954  506,305 6.00 Large date, shoulder fold
1955  753,511 12.11 Smaller reverse
1956  1,379,499 4.61 Smaller reverse
1957  2,171,689 5.12 Smaller reverse
1958  2,957,266 Dot under the last 'A' in 'CANADA'
1958  Smaller reverse

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