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50 cents 1870

50 cents 1870
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50 cents 1870 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.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - L.C.W. $23.90$40.20$72.60$125$231$495$1,210
1870 - No L.C.W. $520$882$1,520$2,260$4,040$7,000$14,700

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - L.C.W. $4,490$5,800$12,400----
1870 - No L.C.W. $39,200$44,000$58,800----

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - L.C.W. --$14,700$29,400$44,100--
1870 - No L.C.W. --$24,500$34,300$44,100--

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2020. 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.

Auctions prices and values

View the average prices of certified 50 cents 1870 sold at auctions »

50 cents 1870 - No L.C.W.

Various sales of this coin at auction:

  • $140,000 - PCGS SP-64 - January, 2003
  • $137,300 - ICCS MS-63 - July, 2008
  • $92,300 - PCGS MS-64 - January, 2010
  • $36,000 - PCGS AU-55 - October, 2010

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1870 - L.C.W. : 450,000
  • 50 cents 1870 - No L.C.W. : n/a

Specifications - 50 cents 1870 - L.C.W.

  • Alloy: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
  • Weight: 11.62 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↓

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

Last update : Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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