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1 dollar 1949

1 dollar 1949
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Although it is now a fairly common practice, the use of our coinage to commemorate a special event was relatively rare prior to the 1960s. The principal coin used for commemorative purposes has been the dollar. One of the most attractive of these coins is the one issued nearly thirty years ago to mark the entry of Newfoundland into Confederation... Read more »

1 dollar 1949 prices and values

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. The melt and minimum value of a 1 dollar 1949 is $11.16.


Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1949 ---$23.50$25.20$26.80$31.80
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1949 $36.30$39.40$42.40$53.50$87.10$190$650
Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1949 ----$150$200$360
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1949 --$780$1,250$1,670--

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Errors and varieties from the community
Miscellaneous / Unclassified
#3411 1 dollar 1949 - Double HP Ana´s
#3412 1 dollar 1949 - Double TS Ana´s


  • 1 dollar 1949 : 672,218


  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 23.33 grams
  • Diameter : 36.00 mm, thickness 2.84 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: Ernest Maunder, Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: Ernest Maunder, Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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