50 Cents - George VI w/o IND:IMP:

Features

Issuer Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = USD 0.37
Currency Dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800) (.800 silver .200 copper)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Thickness 2.02 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
310
References KM# 45,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 44
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of King George VI facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX
HP

Unabridged legend: GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX

Translation: George VI, King by the grace of God

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget Read more on Wikipedia

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.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
50 CENTS
CANADA·1949
K G

Engraver: George Kruger Gray Read more on Wikipedia

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

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  37 784 $ 110 $ 160 $ 270 $ 300 6%
1949  4% "Hoof" on the 9
1949  858 991 $ 7.80 $ 7.80 $ 11 $ 17 $ 19 24% Regular 9
1950  2 384 179 $ 6.20 $ 6.20 $ 11 $ 11 19% Partial lines on the 0 (Half design)
1950  $ 5.70 $ 7.50 $ 8.80 $ 9.20 $ 22 20% With lines on the 0 (Full design)
1950  $ 6.40 $ 9.80 $ 13 18% Without lines on the 0 (No Design)
1951  2 421 730 $ 7.00 $ 7.00 $ 8.80 $ 11 $ 14 48%
1952  2 596 465 $ 6.80 $ 6.80 $ 8.20 $ 10 $ 15 49%

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Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232303
Lot 63276
Internet Archive
Jan 12, 2023 1948 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232207
Lot 63426
Internet Archive
Feb 10, 2022 1948 UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 210.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232151
Lot 64387
Internet Archive
Dec 16, 2021 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 204.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232150
Lot 63386
Internet Archive
Dec 9, 2021 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 252.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232149
Lot 62381
Internet Archive
Dec 2, 2021 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 444.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232148
Lot 61388
Internet Archive
Nov 25, 2021 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232111
Lot 63331
Internet Archive
Mar 17, 2021 1948 UNC
(NGC MS63+)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232049
Lot 61316
Internet Archive
Dec 2, 2020 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232048
Lot 64301
Internet Archive
Nov 25, 2020 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - George VI (w/o IND:IMP:)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232046
Lot 62317
Internet Archive
Nov 11, 2020 1948 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 408.00
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