50 cents 1938 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

50 cents 1938

50 cents 1938
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50 cents 1938 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 1938 is $9.81.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1938 $10.50$10.50$10.50$15.30$22.70$44.30$77.50

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1938 $186$284$460$1,370$3,450$6,200-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1938 --$3,430$5,100$5,700--

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.

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Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varietiesSource
#2408 50 cents 1938 - Die clash on reverse -
#913 50 cents 1938 - Die crack around the coin castor
#464 50 cents 1938 - Die crack on ADA 1938 Dot36

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1938 : 192,018

Specifications

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm, thickness 2 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger- Gray
  • Designer: Obverse: T. H. Paget, Reverse: G. E. Kruger- Gray
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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