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50 cents 1953

50 cents 1953
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50 cents 1953 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 1953 is $9.41.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1953 - NSF - Small date $10.50$10.60$10.60$10.60$10.60$11.00$13.90
1953 - NSF - Large Date -$10.60$10.60$11.00$14.70$23.50$49.00
1953 - SF - Large Date $10.50$10.60$10.60$10.60$11.00$13.20$15.70

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1953 - NSF - Small date $16.70$19.00$23.50$42.60$159--
1953 - NSF - Large Date $90.20$132$211$602$3,920--
1953 - SF - Large Date $25.70$33.30$57.00$114$460--

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1953 - NSF - Small date --$370$735$980--
1953 - NSF - Large Date ---$126$735--
1953 - SF - Large Date --$214$272$389$535$1,570

PL (Proof-like): Special coins struck at the Mint with a brilliant relief is struck on a brilliant field and not intended for circulation despite the fact that their composition is identical to the coins produced for circulation. If Proof-like coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from uncirculated coins. Proof-like coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses. Also called Brilliant uncirculated (BUNC).

Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1953 - NSF - Small date --$366$380$1,080-$1,960
1953 - NSF - Large Date ----$1,960$2,070$3,430
1953 - SF - Large Date ----$1,470-$2,380

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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Varieties

NSF - Small date

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1 cent 1953 - NSF

50 cents 1953 - Small date

NSF - Large Date

50 cents 1953 - Large date

SF - Large Date

50 cents 1953 - Large date

Errors and varieties from the community

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Die errors and varietiesSource
#454 50 cents 1953 - Hoof thru Date Dot36
#458 50 cents 1953 - Dot between the 9 and 5 of 1953 Dot36
#1917 50 cents 1953 - Retained broken die at the right of the reverse patrick66patrick450

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Small date : 1,630,429
  • 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Large Date : n/a
  • 50 cents 1953 - SF - Large Date : n/a

Specifications - 50 cents 1953 - NSF - Small date

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm, thickness 2 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Reverse (small date): G. E. Kruger-Gray, (large date) :G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Reverse (small date): G. E. Kruger-Gray, (large date) :G. E. Kruger-Gray,Thomas Shingles
  • 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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