50 Cents - Elizabeth II Killer Whale

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

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = USD 0.39
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 9.3 g
Diameter 27.13 mm
Thickness 2.08 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 34823
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 318
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

Canada's Ocean Giants Series

Obverse

Elizabeth II

Script: Latin

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Orcinus orca
CANADA

Engraver: Willian Woodruff

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  133 310 $ 14 Proof

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