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50 Cents - Victoria

Features

Country Newfoundland
(Canada)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1870-1900
Value 50 Cents (0.50 NFD)
Currency Dollar (1865-1949)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 11.7818 g
Diameter 29.85 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 6
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Victoria, looking left

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA
NEWFOUNDLAND

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

Lettering:
50
CENTS
1894

Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1870  50,000 Large locks, obverse 1
1870  Large locks, obverse 1; reeded edge, Proof
1870  Large locks, obverse 1; smooth edge; Proof
1872 H 48,000 Large locks, obverse 1
1873  32,000 Large locks, obverse 1
1873  Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1874  80,000 Large locks, obverse 1
1874  Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1876 H 28,000 Large locks, obverse 1
1880  24,000 Large locks, obverse 1, second 8 over the 7
1880  Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1881  50,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1881  Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1882 H 100,000 Thin locks, obverse 2
1882 H Thin locks, obverse 2; Proof
1885  40,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1885  Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1888  20,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1888  Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1894  40,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1896  60,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1896  Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1896  Thin locks, obverse 2
1898  77,000 Thin locks, obverse 1
1898  Thin locks, obverse 2
1899  Thin locks, obverse 2, large 9s
1899  150,000 Thin locks, obverse 2, thin 9s
1900  150,000 12.34 12.34 49.09 Thin locks, obverse 2

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