50 cents 1942 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

50 cents 1942

50 cents 1942
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50 cents 1942 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 1942 is $9.81.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1942 $10.50$10.60$10.60$10.60$11.60$15.90$22.10

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1942 $38.90$53.10$85.30$185$1,280--

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1942 --$2,940$3,920$4,900--

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
#1539 50 cents 1942 - Die crack at the left of the reverse cdnum
#2155 50 cents 1942 - Die crack on Geo of Georgivs syleb
#3139 50 cents 1942 - Die crack on Georg of Georgivs -
#869 50 cents 1942 - Die crack on legend lulu46

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1942 : 1,974,165

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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