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50 cents 1921 to 1952

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1921 $12,300$28,400$41,200$52,300$57,200$62,100$68,600
1929 $6.30$9.80$15.00$28.10$54.20$170$330
1931 $7.00$14.70$28.50$50.40$100$310$650
1932 $49.50$98.00$150$240$470$1,050$2,290
1934 -$24.50$39.40$55.30$120$310$640
1936 $10.00$19.60$37.60$58.50$110$320$440
1936 - Bar -------
1937 $6.30$6.30$10.00$12.00$15.30$20.70$26.50
1938 $6.30$6.30$9.80$15.40$22.70$46.80$79.80
1939 $6.30$6.30$9.50$14.10$18.30$33.10$64.20
1940 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.20$22.50
1941 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.40$23.50
1942 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$8.90$15.90$22.00
1943 - Double Die 3 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$19.60$31.90$41.70
1943 - Far 3 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.50$22.50
1943 - Near 3 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.30$22.50
1944 - Near 4 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$12.50$17.80$25.90
1944 - Far 4 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$14.60$19.70$30.40
1945 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$14.90$22.50
1946 $6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$16.90$20.30$35.00
1946 - Design --$33.20$48.00$75.20$230$630
1947 - Straight 7 $6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.80$25.90$49.00
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf --$34.30$42.50$52.30$98.30$170
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf --$1,960$2,320$2,940$3,850$5,300
1947 - Curved 7 $6.00$6.00$6.00$7.90$15.40$30.90$65.30
1948 --$100$130$150$180$230
1949 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$9.00$14.00$22.90
1949 - Hoof Over 9 --$29.40$30.90$51.70$110$220
1950 - Design $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$9.10$13.20$19.40
1950 - No Design $6.00$6.00$14.70$18.60$24.60$47.40$100
1951 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.80$8.90$15.70
1951 - Double HP -------
1952 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.30$8.70$13.60
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1921 $78,400$100,000$120,000$140,000$212,400--
1929 $700$980$1,470$2,480$4,900--
1931 $1,190$1,620$2,450$3,640$5,400--
1932 $5,400$6,900$11,100$17,900$31,400--
1934 $980$1,320$1,960$2,920$4,900$9,600-
1936 $780$1,070$1,550$2,280$3,530--
1936 - Bar -------
1937 $44.10$59.90$94.10$210$1,380--
1938 $180$290$470$1,350$4,570--
1939 $110$160$300$520$2,210--
1940 $35.80$57.40$100$170$830$2,450-
1941 $38.20$59.20$97.50$180$1,100--
1942 $38.40$51.60$97.00$200$1,340--
1943 - Double Die 3 $88.20$130$190$490---
1943 - Far 3 $40.80$56.00$90.10$250$1,340--
1943 - Near 3 $40.50$59.40$87.00$280$1,630--
1944 - Near 4 $49.20$73.60$100$260$1,270--
1944 - Far 4 $49.30$82.40$110$320$1,270--
1945 $36.60$52.90$91.80$230$1,960--
1946 $71.70$98.50$160$320$3,430--
1946 - Design $1,790$3,430$4,740$5,400---
1947 - Straight 7 $88.60$130$260$620$3,430--
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf $260$340$440$850$3,410--
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf $7,500$11,800$14,700----
1947 - Curved 7 $120$170$310$1,010$3,270--
1948 $330$370$470$830$2,070--
1949 $53.30$73.80$120$220$1,140$2,940-
1949 - Hoof Over 9 $520$750$1,260$2,460---
1950 - Design $26.10$30.70$49.70$110$740--
1950 - No Design $210$270$340$600$2,740--
1951 $19.70$22.30$32.50$56.90$240--
1951 - Double HP $26.50$32.00$36.30$73.50$300--
1952 $16.90$20.80$26.30$48.40$140--
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
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1943 - Far 3 -------
1943 - Near 3 -------
1944 - Near 4 -------
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1946 - Design -------
1947 - Straight 7 -------
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf -------
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf -------
1947 - Curved 7 -------
1948 -------
1949 -------
1949 - Hoof Over 9 -------
1950 - Design -------
1950 - No Design -------
1951 ---$250$350$550$1,370
1951 - Double HP -------
1952 ---$320$490--

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1921 --$73,500$126,000$150,000--
1929 --$4,900$7,400$9,800--
1931 --$6,400$10,500$14,700--
1932 --$6,900$10,800$14,700--
1934 --$5,900$10,300$14,700--
1936 --$7,800$16,200$24,500--
1936 - Bar -------
1937 --$130$220$270$380-
1938 --$3,430$5,100$6,900--
1939 -------
1940 -------
1941 -------
1942 --$2,940$3,920$4,900--
1943 - Double Die 3 -------
1943 - Far 3 -------
1943 - Near 3 --$2,940$3,920$4,900--
1944 - Near 4 --$2,940$6,400$9,800--
1944 - Far 4 -------
1945 --$980$1,960$2,940--
1946 --$880$2,400$3,920--
1946 - Design -------
1947 - Straight 7 --$880$2,400$3,920--
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf -------
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf -$2,960$3,920$5,400$6,900--
1947 - Curved 7 -------
1948 --$980$1,520$2,470--
1949 --$340$740$980--
1949 - Hoof Over 9 -------
1950 - Design --$200$340$490--
1950 - No Design ----$3,190--
1951 --$250$490$520$590-
1951 - Double HP -------
1952 --$200$470$740--

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2019. Before 1996, if specimen coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from PL coins. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.

View the grading section to identify grades (AG-3, F-12, AU-50, MS, PL, SP).

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

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