The George VI Canadian Silver 50 Cents Coin is a .800 fine silver offered in random dates in circulated condition. The total fine metal content of each coin is .30 troy ounces of fine silver. The George VI Silver Coin has a denomination of 50 cents with dates that range from 1937 to 1952, and has a diameter of 29.72mm. This coin was first minted in 1937, and production ceased in 1952, making this a unique piece of Canadian decent.
The obverse of the coin features a portrait of King George VI by George E. Kruger-Gray, with the inscription, "Georgivs VI D:G:Rex Et Ind:Imp:," meaning, "George VI, King and Emperor of India by the Grace of God." Directly under George VI are the instals H.P., which belong to the designer of the coin, Thomas Humphrey Paget. The reverse features the Arms of Canada is depicted with a lion and unicorn, both rearing while holding up flags and the Canadian shield.