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50 cents 1953

50 cents 1953
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50 cents 1953 prices and values

The minimum value of a 50 cents 1953 is $6.24, 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 1953 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 1953 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1953 - NSF - Small date ---$8.90$12.00$15.00$16.00
1953 - NSF - Large Date ---$18.00$18.50$25.00$43.30
1953 - SF - Large Date ---$9.20$12.10$14.40$16.90

50 cents 1953 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1953 - NSF - Small date $18.70$22.10$25.50$43.50$240$1,210-
1953 - NSF - Large Date $85.00$150$230$560$2,080--
1953 - SF - Large Date $25.10$35.50$51.10$110$630$1,580-

50 cents 1953 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1953 - NSF - Small date ----$830--
1953 - NSF - Large Date ----$1,040--
1953 - SF - Large Date ---$370$520$1,220-

50 cents 1953 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1953 - NSF - Small date ----$1,200-$1,940
1953 - NSF - Large Date ----$2,100-$3,330
1953 - SF - Large Date ----$1,010-$2,970

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Errors and varieties

NSF - Small date

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1 cent 1953 - NSF

50 cents 1953 - Small date

NSF - Large Date

50 cents 1953 - Large date

SF - Large Date

50 cents 1953 - Large date

More errors and varieties

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Small date : 1 630 429
  • 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Large Date : Included
  • 50 cents 1953 - SF - Large Date : Included

Specifications - 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Small date

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm, thickness 2 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Reverse (small date): G. E. Kruger-Gray, (large date) :G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Reverse (small date): G. E. Kruger-Gray, (large date) :G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • 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 1953 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 1953 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, July 21, 2017

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