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50 cents 1888

50 cents 1888
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50 cents 1888 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 50 cents 1888 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

50 cents 1888 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1888 - Obverse # 2 $160$260$580$1,030$1,940$3,300$5,500
1888 - Obverse # 3 $93.00$160$420$650$1,230$2,320$4,250
1888 - Obverse # 4 $210$410$850$1,680$3,140$4,410$6,900

50 cents 1888 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1888 - Obverse # 2 $13,700------
1888 - Obverse # 3 $11,800$19,600$21,300----
1888 - Obverse # 4 $14,900------

50 cents 1888 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1888 - Obverse # 2 --$19,600$36,400$49,000--
1888 - Obverse # 3 -------
1888 - Obverse # 4 -------

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Errors and varieties

Obverse # 2

50 cents 1888 - Obverse # 2

Obverse # 3

N/A

Obverse # 4

N/A

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1888 - Obverse # 2 : 60 000
  • 50 cents 1888 - Obverse # 3 : Included
  • 50 cents 1888 - Obverse # 4 : Included

Specifications - 50 cents 1888 - Obverse # 2

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 11.62 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value by more than 2.1% since last update.
  • : Higher value by more than 2.1% since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 50 cents 1888 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 50 cents 1888 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Monday, November 13, 2017

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