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50 cents 1978

50 cents 1978
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50 cents 1978 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
1978 - Square Jewels -----$0.50$0.60
1978 - Round Jewels -----$0.50$0.70

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1978 - Square Jewels $1.15$1.70$2.60$11.40$39.00$100.00-
1978 - Round Jewels $5.60$6.90$10.10$18.40$43.50$153-

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Variety PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1978 - Square Jewels ---$1.25$1.95$9.80$24.50
1978 - Round Jewels ---$9.80$12.30$19.60$37.90

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
1978 - Square Jewels -----$3.40$14.70
1978 - Round Jewels -----$11.80$29.40

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

Square Jewels

50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels

Round Jewels

50 cents 1978 - Round jewels

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels : 3,341,892
  • 50 cents 1978 - Round Jewels : n/a

Specifications - 50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 8.10 grams
  • Diameter : 27.13 mm, thickness 1.93 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Walter Ott, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Walter Ott, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

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

Last update : Friday, September 11, 2020

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