50 cents 1956 - Canadian coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

50 cents 1956

50 cents 1956
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50 cents 1956 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 1956 is $9.41.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1956 $10.50$10.60$10.60$10.60$10.60$10.60$11.30

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1956 $20.20$21.80$23.50$42.50$171--

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1956 ---$32.00$49.10$65.10$149

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).

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Die errors and varietiesSource
#1760 50 cents 1956 - Double die clash at the left of the reverse abderrahime

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1956 : 1,379,499

Specifications

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 11.66 grams
  • Diameter : 29.72 mm, thickness 2 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Mary Gillick,Thomas Shingles, Reverse : Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Mary Gillick,Thomas Shingles, Reverse : 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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