50 Cents - Victoria

Features

Issuer Newfoundland (Canadian provinces)
Queen Victoria (1855-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1870-1900
Value 50 Cents (0.50 NFD)
Currency Dollar (1865-1949)
Composition Silver (.925) (.925 silver .075 copper)
Weight 11.7818 g
Diameter 29.85 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6788
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 6
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.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Victoria, looking left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA
NEWFOUNDLAND

Translation: Victoria, By the grace of God, Queen

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

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

Face value and year of issue in the centre, surrounded by a decorative circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
50
CENTS
1894

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

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.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham Limited, United Kingdom (1850-2003)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1870  50 000 9% Large locks, obverse 1
1870  1.2% Large locks, obverse 1; reeded edge, Proof
1870  0.4% Large locks, obverse 1; smooth edge; Proof
1872 H 48 000 $ 24 8% Large locks, obverse 1
1873  32 000 $ 53 5% Large locks, obverse 1
1873  0% Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1874  80 000 $ 22 $ 64 $ 120 $ 210 10% Large locks, obverse 1
1874  0% Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1876 H 28 000 $ 84 $ 220 $ 510 5% Large locks, obverse 1
1880  24 000 4% Large locks, obverse 1, second 8 over the 7
1880  0.20% Large locks, obverse 1; Proof
1881  50 000 $ 32 $ 38 $ 56 6% Thin locks, obverse 1
1881  0.4% Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1882 H 100 000 $ 22 $ 30 $ 100 13% Thin locks, obverse 2
1882 H 0% Thin locks, obverse 2; Proof
1885  40 000 $ 63 5% Thin locks, obverse 1
1885  0.4% Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1888  20 000 5% Thin locks, obverse 1
1888  0.20% Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1894  40 000 $ 28 $ 67 12% Thin locks, obverse 1
1896  60 000 $ 15 14% Thin locks, obverse 1
1896  0.4% Thin locks, obverse 1; Proof
1896  1.4% Thin locks, obverse 2
1898  77 000 $ 11 $ 14 $ 24 17% Thin locks, obverse 1
1898  3% Thin locks, obverse 2
1899  $ 11 $ 20 $ 35 14% Thin locks, obverse 2, large 9s
1899  150 000 $ 11 $ 11 $ 26 $ 180 23% Thin locks, obverse 2, thin 9s
1900  150 000 $ 12 $ 14 $ 46 33% Thin locks, obverse 2

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 2971
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 1870 – Large locks, obverse 1 XF USD 87.04
(EUR 80.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 833
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1870 – Large locks, obverse 1 XF USD 104.45
(EUR 96.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36520
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1873 – Large locks, obverse 1 AU
(PCGS AU50)
USD 492.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232136
Lot 62376
Internet Archive
Sep 8, 2021 1873 – Large locks, obverse 1 XF
(PCGS XF40)
USD 420.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232209
Lot 61433
Internet Archive
Feb 24, 2022 1873 – Large locks, obverse 1 VF
(NGC VF Details (Cleaned))
USD 89.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36521
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1874 – Large locks, obverse 1 XF
(PCGS XF40)
USD 156.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231919
Lot 62185
Internet Archive
May 9, 2019 1874 – Large locks, obverse 1 XF
(PCGS XF45)
USD 360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232302
Lot 62288
Internet Archive
Jan 5, 2023 1876 H – Large locks, obverse 1 XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232223
Lot 62444
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2022 1876 H – Large locks, obverse 1 XF
(NGC XF Details (Environmental Damage))
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Cents - Victoria
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 834
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1881 – Thin locks, obverse 1 USD 48.96
(EUR 45.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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