Canadian coins grading - 50 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII
The obverse shows a representation of King Edward VII wearing a crown and a robe within a beaded circle. It was designed by George William de Saulles, British medallist.
The robe is fastened with the chain of the Order of the Garter. Highest points of wear are the band of the crown, shoulder bow, beard and the eyebrow.
Design and date are discernable, although some spots may be worn out. Some lettering should be apparent, if not necessarily readable.
Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. although the coin overall is heavily worn.
Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.
Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.
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.
Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points.