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

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = USD 0.37
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
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, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

20 Years Canadian Auto Racing

Series: CAN:Canadian Sports

Obverse

Head of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 64 years of age, wearing the royal diadem, necklace, and earrings, facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II Queen by the grace of God

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt Read more on Wikipedia

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

Responsible for research and development into engraving art, master tooling, and die manufacturing, for coins, regular and precious metals and tokens, including display and promotional material which forms the basis for production to fabricate products that meet the Royal Canadian Mint quality standards.
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

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint of Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

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 $ 15 Proof

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