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50 cents 1951

50 cents 1951
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50 cents 1951 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 1951 is $6.01.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1951 $6.00$6.00$6.00$6.00$7.80$8.90$15.70
1951 - Double HP -------

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1951 $19.70$22.30$32.50$56.90$240--
1951 - Double HP $26.50$32.00$36.30$73.50$300--

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1951 ---$250$350$550$1,370
1951 - Double HP -------

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
1951 --$250$490$520$590-
1951 - Double HP -------

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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Die errors and varieties
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Mintage

  • 50 cents 1951 : 2,421,730
  • 50 cents 1951 - Double HP : n/a

Specifications - 50 cents 1951

  • 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