Elizabeth II (1952-date)
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
2 CAD = USD 1.56
|Currency||Canadian dollar (1858-date)|
|Composition||Bimetallic: brass plated aluminium-bronze center in nickel plated steel ring|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Series: The War of 1812
Bust of Elizabeth II facing right, lettering around edge.
ELIZABETH II 2012 CANADA 2 DOLLARS
HMS Shannon leaving the Halifax harbour during the War of 1812.
The War of 1812
La guerre de
Engraver: 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.
|2012||5 000 000||$ 1.78||$ 2.36||$ 3.39||$ 3.39||Exists with A and B positions|
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