50 Cents - George VI

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = 0.41 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Thickness 2.02 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 310
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References KM# 45,
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# 44
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait in left profile of George VI.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX
HP

Translation: George VI, King by the grace of God

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

A simplified version of the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada, proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921.

Lettering:
50 CENTS
K G
CANADA·1949

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  37 784 120.55 7%
1949  4% "Hoof" on the 9
1949  858 991 4.75 8.41 9.97 24% Regular 9
1950  2 384 179 6.55 5.96 13.12 11.74 18% Partial lines on the 0 (Half design)
1950  5.86 9.54 19% With lines on the 0 (Full design)
1950  6.99 10.79 19% Without lines on the 0 (No Design)
1951  2 421 730 6.17 7.26 7.97 11.74 8.48 47%
1952  2 596 465 6.48 8.83 11.93 15.93 50%

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