50 Cents - Elizabeth II Snowman

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Snowman) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Snowman) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = 0.40 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze plated nickel
Weight 12.61 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 31439
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References KM# 779
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Snowman

Series: Annual Holiday Series

Obverse

The effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II Queen by the Grace of God

Engraver: Susanna Blunt

Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager.

Reverse

A multicolor snowman

Lettering:
CANADA
50 CENTS 2008

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  21 679 10.08

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