50 Dollars - Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait; 1 oz. Gold Bullion Coinage

50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; 1 oz. Gold Bullion Coinage) -  obverse50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; 1 oz. Gold Bullion Coinage) -  reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1979-1989
Value 50 Dollars
50 CAD = USD 39
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 31.1035 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.93 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 32727
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch# RC-3020,
Mark Drake (editor); 2022. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 1. Canadian Coins : Numismatic issues (75th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
And 1 more volumes.
KM# 125
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Young bust facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
50 DOLLARS 1985

Engraver: Walter Ott

Designer: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Canadian maple leaf flanked on both sides by 9999

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
9999 9999
FINE GOLD 1 OZ OR PUR

Designer: Walter Ott

Comments

Note: all coins 1979-1982 (KM#125.1) are in .999 gold fineness while coins 1983-1989 (KM#125.2) are all of a fineness of .9999 gold.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  1 000 000 $ 899 23% KM#125.1, .999 gold
1980  1 215 000 14% KM#125.1, .999 gold
1981  863 000 5% KM#125.1, .999 gold
1982  883 000 5% KM#125.1, .999 gold
1983  695 000 7% KM#125.2
1984  1 098 000 3% KM#125.2
1985  1 747 500 24% KM#125.2
1986  1 093 500 $ 1506 12% KM#125.2
1987  978 000 5% KM#125.2
1988  800 500 3% KM#125.2
1989  856 000 9% KM#125.2
1989  6 817 6% KM#125.2 Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Numista Rarity index: 51 Search tips
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Bullion value: USD 1787.96 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; 1 oz. Gold Bullion Coinage)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd Portrait; 1 oz. Gold Bullion Coinage)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232028
Lot 62270
Internet Archive
Jul 8, 2020 1989 – KM#125.2 Proof USD 2040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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