50 Cents - Elizabeth II Grand Prix F1 Auto Racing

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Grand Prix F1 Auto Racing) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Grand Prix F1 Auto Racing) -  reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.5 CAD = USD 0.39
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 9.3 g
Diameter 27.1 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 148502
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch# RC-709,
Mark Drake (editor); 2022. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 1. Canadian Coins : Numismatic issues (75th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
And 1 more volumes.
KM# 328
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

20 Years Canadian Auto Racing

Series: Canadian Sports

Obverse

Queen Elizabeth II Crowned head right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

Race car divides date and denomination.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA - 50 CENTS
1978-1998

Engravers: Cosme Saffioti, José Osio

José Osio is a Canadian artist who has served as Senior engraver for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) since joining in 1997. His work includes coins from the Natural Wonders series.

Designer: Friedrich Peter

Edge

Reeded

Comments

50 cents - Gilles Villeneuve Victory, Grand Prix of Canada for F1 Auto Racing (1998) - Coin 4/12

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  56 428 $ 14 Proof

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