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25 Cents - Elizabeth II Canadian Flag

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Canadian Flag) -  obverse 25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Canadian Flag) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2015
Value 25 Cents
0.25 CAD = 0.19 USD
Composition Nickel plated steel (Three-ply nickel finish plated steel)
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 23.88 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1851.2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag

Obverse

Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

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

This coin features a design of fifty children who each represent one of the flag's 50 years, as well as Canada's future. The words "50 years/ans" appear at the bottom center. The design was created by artist Bonnie Ross from Nova Scotia.

Lettering:
CANADA 2015
25 CENTS
50 YEARS / ANS

Engraver: Bonnie Ross

Edge

Reeded

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (Canadian Flag)

© Cyrillius

Comments

This coin was released in 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag. It was available for purchase from the RCM's online store, at face value. It was very popular and sold out within a couple of weeks.

Because of the high demand for this coin, it is hard to find in general circulation.

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2015  6,250,000 0.79 1.35 1.10

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