25 Cents - Elizabeth II Armistice Day

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Armistice Day) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Armistice Day) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = USD 0.19
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel plated steel
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Thickness 1.58 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 4236
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 775,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 753
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Armistice Day

Series: 90th Anniversary of the end of World War I

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 77 years old surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA"

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II CANADA D·G·REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Engraver: Susanna Blunt

Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager.

Reverse

The design is based on the earlier poppy coin, issued four years ago. In the middle of a maple leaf, a poppy, the symbol of remembrance of the sacrifice in World War I and other wars, is coloured in red - and surrounded with the legend "REMEMBER SOUVENIR", the face value and the inscription "ARMISTICE"

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1918 ARMISTICE 2008
25
cents
REMEMBER
SOUVENIR

Engraver: Cosme Saffioti

Edge

Reeded

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Armistice Day) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008 L 11 000 000 $ 0.38 $ 0.19 $ 0.79 $ 1.20 $ 1.91

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