50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria - Grading canadian coins, grade evaluation of canadian coins - Coins and Canada

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Canadian coins grading - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria

The obverse shows a young representation of Queen Victoria wearing a diadem within a beaded circle. It was designed by Leonard Charles Wyon, British engraver of the Victorian era.

The hair start at the temple and is tied in a knot at the back with two ribbons hanging down. Highest points of wear are the hair above the ear, the knot, the eyebrow and the ribbon overlapping the neck.

AG-3

Design and date are discernable, although some spots may be worn out. Some lettering should be apparent, if not necessarily readable.

AG-3 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria 

G-4

Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. Although the coin overall is heavily worn.

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VG-8

Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.

VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria 

F-12

Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.

F-12 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria 

VF-20

Clearly readable but lightly worn legends, illustrations show good detail, rims are clean, but the whole coin shows moderate wear on the high points and a little wear below.

VF-20 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria 

EF-40

Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points.

EF-40 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria EF-40 - 50 cents 1870 to 1901 - Victoria 

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