50 Cents - Elizabeth II Atlantic Puffin

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Atlantic Puffin) - obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Atlantic Puffin) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = USD 0.37
Currency 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#
31404
References Ch# RC-700b,
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# 261
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.

Series: CAN:Birds of Canada

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

Atlantic Puffin

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Fratercula arctica
CANADA 50 CENTS 1995

Engraver: Sheldon Beveridge

Designer: Jean-Luc Grondin

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

#1 of 4-coin series

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  172 377 $ 10 Proof

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