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50 cents 1947

50 cents 1947
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The coin illustrated is part of the Canadian series designed after the death of King George V. The reigning monarch, George V1, appears on the obverse of all the coins, and the fifty-cent piece features the Canadian coat of arms on its reverse... Read more »

50 cents 1947 prices and values

The minimum value of a 50 cents 1947 is $6.47, due to the value of the metal that composes it.

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 50 cents 1947 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 1947 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1947 - Straight 7 -$6.50$10.00$15.80$23.50$32.70$49.00
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf --$34.30$45.00$63.80$110$170
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf --$1,960$2,450$3,040$4,150$5,300
1947 - Curved 7 -$6.50$10.00$15.80$23.80$35.50$70.20

50 cents 1947 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1947 - Straight 7 $82.20$170$260$540$3,010--
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf $260$370$420$740$2,270--
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf $7,700$8,800$13,500----
1947 - Curved 7 $120$190$300$950$2,580--

50 cents 1947 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1947 - Straight 7 --$880$1,540$2,080--
1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf -------
1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf --$2,940$4,800$6,400--
1947 - Curved 7 ----$4,510--

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Errors and varieties

Straight 7

50 cents 1947 - Straight 7

Straight 7 - Maple leaf

50 cents 1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf

Curved 7 + Maple leaf

50 cents 1947 - Curved 7 - Maple leaf

Curved 7

50 cents 1947 - Curved 7

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1947 - Straight 7 : 424 885
  • 50 cents 1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf : 38 433
  • 50 cents 1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf : Included
  • 50 cents 1947 - Curved 7 : Included

Specifications - 50 cents 1947 - Straight 7

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm, thickness 2 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger- Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger- Gray
  • 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 1947 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 1947 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 : Friday, November 17, 2017

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