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Coin - 10 Cents, Canada, 1940 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30528

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1940
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa
Statement Of Significance:
The schooner Bluenose, depicted on this coin, was built in Nova Scotia in 1921 to be a commercial fisher and to compete in the International Fisherman's Trophy.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1984
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.333 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1940 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: REX ET IND: IMP:; the artist's initials, HP, in field below neck
Reverse Description: The fishing and racing schooner Bluenose under sail to the left; around above, CANADA, in exergue, 10 CENTS; in field right, 1940
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Canada, 1940
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada, 1940
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Emanuel Hahn, Canada, 1937
References: KM#34
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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