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50 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = 0.38 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Thickness 2.02 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 36,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 36
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP" (George VI, King and Emperor of India by the grace of God)

Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:

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, are surrounded with the face value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
50 CENTS
CANADA·1942

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 Frequency
1937  192,016 9.63 57.11 12%
1938  192,018 9%
1939  287,976 13.55 12%
1940  1,996,566 5.92 5.44 9.97 34%
1941  1,714,874 4.86 5.94 10.07 12.92 29%
1942  1,974,164 5.42 5.77 11.08 31%
1943  3,109,583 5.22 6.13 11.15 15.93 39%
1944  6% Far '4'
1944  2,460,205 5.73 9.10 9.10 30% Near '4'
1945  1,959,528 5.88 5.88 9.88 16.11 29%
1946  3% Included above, Hoof in 6
1946  950,235 8.17 15.90 18% Normal '6'
1947  424,885 22.93 10% Long '7'
1947  1.6% Maple leaf, curved/short '7'
1947  15.93 3% Maple leaf, straight/long '7'
1947  6% Short/curved '7'

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