|Issuing entity||Royal Canadian Mint|
Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
2 CAD = USD 1.49
|Currency||Canadian dollar (1858-date)|
|Composition||Bimetallic: brass plated aluminium-bronze centre in nickel plated steel ring|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Mark Drake (editor); 2022. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 1. Canadian Coins : Numismatic issues (75th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.KM# 1258,
And 1 more volumes.
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.RCM/MRC# 119329,
And 5 more volumes.
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)RCM/MRC# 122602
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)
War of 1812
Series: CAN:The War of 1812
Head of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 77 years of age, bare headed, wearing necklace and earrings, facing right.
ELIZABETH II 2012 CANADA 2 DOLLARS
Engraver: Susan Taylor
HMS Shannon leaving the Halifax harbour during the War of 1812.
The War of 1812
La guerre de
Designer: Bonnie Ross
Segmented reeding & lettering
Position A - Edge lettering with Obverse on top
Position B - Edge lettering with Reverse on top
Lettering: CANADA 2 DOLLARS
• In the original design, the image covers the entire coin.
• First commemorative coin to incorporate the Mint's new security features.
• Includes Government of Canada's 1812 logo.
• Depicts HMS Shannon's figurehead.
The War of 1812 was a fundamental turning point in Canada's history, a struggle from which some of Canada's earliest unifying moments emerged. These stories - including that of the Leda-class frigate, HMS Shannon - have become important chapters in the narrative of Canada.
Created to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, this unique coin is part of a larger collection celebrating the heroes and events of the War of 1812 - a formative event in Canadian history.
Read more about the HMS Shannon here.
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|2012||0.3%||Ch#RC-351; Collector Card|
|2012||5 000 000||$ 1.50||$ 1.60||$ 2.40||$ 3.20||$ 3.20||99%||Individual circulation coin|
|2012||0.4%||RCM/MRC#11932; 5 coins pack|
|2012||14 941||0.13%||RCM/MRC#122602; Special Edition 9 coins Set|
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