50 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait; silver proof issue

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 50 Cents
0.50 CAD = USD 0.39
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 9.3 g
Diameter 27.13 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 59712
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 185a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing right.

Only issued in the Mint's annual proof sets.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

Canada's coat of arms

Script: Latin

Lettering: CANADA 1996 50 CENTS

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  112 835 $ 7.61 Proof, John McIntosh

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