50 Cents - Elizabeth II Montreal Canadiens

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Montreal Canadiens) -  obverse50 Cents - Elizabeth II (Montreal Canadiens) -  reverse

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Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 50 cents
0.50 CAD = 0.40 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Copper-nickel plated steel (Steel 94%, Cu 3.8%, Ni 2.2%)
Weight 6.9 g
Diameter 27.13 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 5843
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References KM# 589
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100 Years of the Montreal Canadiens


The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right with the denomination above

Lettering: Elizabeth II 50 CENTS D.G. REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II 50 Cents 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.


The logo of the Montreal Canadiens, with the word "CANADA" on top and the date at the bottom.

Lettering: Canada 1909-2009




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


The Montreal Canadiens were founded in 1909.

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2009 L 3.17 Fifth out of a set of six

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