Coin Specifications

Region: Canada  
Denomination: C50C  
Diameter: 29.72 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Silver [80%] 9.328 (g)
Copper [20%] 2.332 (g)
Total Mass: 11.66 (g)

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1953-1958 - Elizabeth II - Canadian 50 Cents

Canada 1958 Fifty Cent Coin Description

Canada 1958  Canadian 50 Cents ( C50C ) - Obverse
Canada 1958  Canadian 50 Cents ( C50C ) - Reverse

Coin Mass: 11.66 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 29.72 (mm)
Mint Year: 1958
Mint Mark:
Coin Name: Canadian 50 Cents
Coin Rating:
Rated 0 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
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Rating Value: 0
Obscure Finds Coin Collection (OFCC) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:182.921 Canada 1958 C50C ) and has given the item a grade of UNGRADED with serial number of: | OFCC:182.921
Coin Grade:
Grade Serial:
OFCC Serial: 182.921
Face Value:
( Canada)
Coin Notes: Checked for Dot ob this coin
This coin does NOT have the Dot below the last 'A' in Canada.
1958 Dot is more valuable and desirable than the 1958 NO Dot
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Coin Type Description:

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Years Minted: 1953-1958
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C50C
Obverse Design: Right profile portrait of Elizabeth II
Obverse Designer: Mary Gillick
Reverse Design: A simplified version of the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada, proclaimed by King George V on November 21, 1921, are surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA" Lettering: 50 CENTS CANADA·YEAR
Reverse Designer: G. E. Kruger- Gray
1953-1958 - Elizabeth II - Canadian 50 Cents

The fifty-cent piece is the common name of the Canadian coin worth 50 cents. The coin's reverse depicts the coat of arms of Canada. At the opening ceremonies for the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint, held on January 2, 1908, Governor General Earl Grey struck the Dominion of Canada’s first domestically produced coin. It was a silver fifty-cent piece bearing the effigy of King Edward VII.

Years: 1920–1967
Weight: 11.66 g
Diameter: 29.72 mm
Composition: 80% silver, 20% copper


From sea to sea – the 50-cent coin

The 50-cent coin bears the Canadian Coat of Arms. It honours the four founding nations of Canada: England, Scotland, Ireland and France. The inscription, "A Mari usque ad Mare," means "from sea to sea"; the second inscription, "Desiderantes meliorem patriam," means "they desire a better country." The current design was produced by former Royal Canadian Mint engraver Thomas Shingles and was first used in 1959. In recent decades, the fifty-cent circulation coin has not been widely used in day-to-day transactions, yet it remains popular with coin collectors.

1937 - 1958
The simplified Coat of Arms
A simplified version of Canada's coat of arms was created in 1937 for the 50-cent coin as part of an initiative to modernize Canada's circulation coins.

1920 - 1967
Composition: 80% silver, 20% copper
Weight (g): 11.66
Diameter (mm): 29.72
Thickness (mm): n/a
1953 - 1,630,429
1954 - 506,305
1955 - 753,511
1956 - 137,499
1957 - 2,171,689
1958 - 2,957,266


50 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait, simplified coat of arms

KM# 53
Country Canada
Years 1953-1958
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = 0.45 USD
Metal Silver (.8000)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 29.72 mm
Engravers Mary Gillick (obverse)
George Edward Kruger Gray (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Reeded

Word Count: 324 -
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