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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 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 50 cents 1947 is $6.01.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
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

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
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--

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
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 -------

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.

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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

Errors and varieties from the community

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1947 - Straight 7 : 424,885
  • 50 cents 1947 - Straight 7 - Maple leaf : 38,433
  • 50 cents 1947 - Curved 7 + Maple leaf : n/a
  • 50 cents 1947 - Curved 7 : n/a

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: ↑↑

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

Last update : Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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