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50 cents 1921

50 cents 1921
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Canada's 1921 fifty-cent piece is a very rare coin; fewer than 200 are believed to exist. This is a direct result of the great variation in demand for fifty-cent pieces since their introduction in Canada in 1870. At times the coins were very popular; at other times, as in recent years, they were seldom seen in circulation... Read more »

50 cents 1921 - Sales history »

50 cents 1921 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 1921 is $6.38.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1921 $11,900$27,400$47,500$56,400$62,900$70,200$78,400
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1921 $95,600$109,700$156,800$190,600$226,600--
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1921 -$75,600$78,000$82,100$93,100--

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Mintage

  • 50 cents 1921 : 206 398

Specifications

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Sir E. B. MacKennal, Reverse: L. C. Wyon, W. H. J. Blackemore
  • Designer: Obverse: Sir E. B. MacKennal, Reverse: L. C. Wyon, W. H. J. Blackemore
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Sunday, February 18, 2018

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