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10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1964
Value 10 Cents
0.1 CAD = 0.07 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 2.33 g
Diameter 18.034 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 51,
  • 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.
Schön# 51
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from she was 27 years old surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA"

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God

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, surrounded with the face 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

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1953  0.80 1.85 5.68 8% With a fold on the shoulder. Quantity included below
1953  17,706,395 0.59 0.74 1.01 1.28 2.33 1.52 7.53 18% With no fold on the shoulder
1954  4,493,150 1.16 1.58 3.12 23.95 11% With a fold on the shoulder
1955  12,237,294 0.74 1.74 1.16 2.33 2.27 7.53 17% With a fold on the shoulder
1956  1.41 2% Included above, with fold, with dot under date
1956  16,732,844 0.85 1.16 1.20 1.41 6.77 19% With a fold on the shoulder
1957  16,110,229 1.05 1.04 1.36 1.74 4.50 20% With a fold on the shoulder
1958  10,621,236 0.99 0.99 1.30 2.33 3.42 20.54 15% With a fold on the shoulder
1959  19,691,433 0.99 0.93 1.16 1.97 2.04 4.50 22% With a fold on the shoulder
1960  45,446,835 0.48 0.58 1.16 2.08 3.38 2.99 34% With a fold on the shoulder
1961  26,850,859 0.99 1.13 1.16 1.17 3.62 26% With a fold on the shoulder
1962  41,864,335 0.58 1.01 1.24 1.28 2.11 2.99 31% With a fold on the shoulder
1963  41,916,208 0.76 1.27 1.16 1.56 1.55 3.13 31% With a fold on the shoulder
1964  49,518,549 0.77 1.10 1.16 1.66 1.49 3.20 34% With a fold on the shoulder

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