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10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Features

Country Canada
Type Common coin
Years 1953-1964
Value 10 Cents
0.1 CAD = 0.08 USD
Metal Silver (.800)
Weight 2.33 g
Diameter 18.034 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 51, Schön# 51
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 27 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Engraver: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.

Reverse

The Bluenose under sail, a Canadian schooner from Nova Scotia, a celebrated racing ship and a symbol of the province, is surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
CANADA
1954
10 CENTS

Engraver: Emanuel Otto Hahn

Emanuel Otto Hahn (30 May 1881 – 14 February 1957) was a German-born Canadian sculptor and coin designer. He taught and later married Elizabeth Wyn Wood. He co-founded and was the first president of the Sculptors' Society of Canada.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953  With a fold on the shoulder. Quantity included below
1953  17,706,395 0.97 1.63 With no fold on the shoulder
1954  4,493,150 With a fold on the shoulder
1955  12,237,294 0.72 1.25 With a fold on the shoulder
1956  Included above, with fold, with dot under date
1956  16,732,844 1.13 1.37 With a fold on the shoulder
1957  16,110,229 1.32 With a fold on the shoulder
1958  10,621,236 1.37 With a fold on the shoulder
1959  19,691,433 0.57 0.81 With a fold on the shoulder
1960  45,446,835 0.46 0.45 1.13 With a fold on the shoulder
1961  26,850,859 0.96 1.13 1.13 With a fold on the shoulder
1962  41,864,335 0.64 1.37 0.97 2.50 With a fold on the shoulder
1963  41,916,208 1.13 1.55 5.27 With a fold on the shoulder
1964  49,518,549 0.83 1.13 1.63 4.10 With a fold on the shoulder

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