50 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Issuer Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = 0.39 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# 311
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 36,
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# 36
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left.

Script: Latin

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

Translation: George VI, King and Emperor of India 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·1937

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Reeded

50 Cents - George VI (with IND:IMP:) -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  192 016 11 12 16 51 12%
1938  192 018 7.35 9%
1939  287 976 14 26 12%
1940  1 996 566 9.60 7.08 7.04 11 33%
1941  1 714 874 5.11 6.98 13 12 29%
1942  1 974 164 5.09 6.45 11 30%
1943  3 109 583 6.30 6.51 12 11 40%
1944  15 7% Far '4'
1944  2 460 205 6.06 9.73 9.12 29% Near '4'
1945  1 959 528 5.99 5.77 6.33 10 17 20 29%
1946  38 4% Included above, Hoof in 6
1946  950 235 8.86 17 18% Normal '6'
1947  424 885 9.38 12 10% Long '7'
1947  1.8% Maple leaf, curved/short '7'
1947  39 3% Maple leaf, straight/long '7'
1947  6.30 8.01 12 7% Short/curved '7'

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