50 Cents - Elizabeth II Killer Whale

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Killer Whale) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Killer Whale) -  reverse

© Ben Dettweiler

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = 0.39 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 9.3 g
Diameter 27.13 mm
Thickness 2.08 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 318
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Canada's Ocean Giants Series

Obverse

Elizabeth II

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA

Engraver: Dora de Pedery-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

Orcas

Lettering:
Orcinus orca
CANADA

Engraver: Willian Woodruff

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  133,310 15.39 Proof

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