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Coin - 50 Cents, Canada, 1940 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30538

50 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1940
Minted by Ottawa branch of Royal Mint
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 11.672 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1940 AD
Denomination: 50 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: Crowned arms of Canada with lion and unicorn supporters; above, the crown divides the denomination, 50 CENTS; around below, CANADA 1940; the artist's initials K G divided by base of crown
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Canada, 1940
Mint: Ottawa Branch of the Royal Mint, Canada, 1940
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#36
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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