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Title: 50 cents
Date: 1982
Object Name: coin
Classification: North American
Credit Line: Collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary Gift of Bob and Audrey Etherington
Culture(s):
Canadian
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: milled
Medium: nickel (NI)
Dimensions: Coin: 26 mm, 12 O'Clock, 7.98 g (1 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.28 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Canadian Coat of Arms
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female bust right, Queen Elizabeth II
Inscription: Obverse: ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA
Inscription: Reverse: CANADA 19 82 50 CENTS A MARI USQUE AD MARE T S
Description: Bust of Queen Elizabeth II right, draped, wearing a tiara. Inscription left and right around. Border of dots./ Crowned coat of arms of Canada on which a lion left holding a maple leaf in right paw. To left of arms a lion rampant right holding lance in right paw on which the Union Jack, to right of arms a unicorn left rampant with chained coronet around its neck, holding lance on which a flag with three fleurs-de-lis. Inscribed banner below shield. Date left and right of upper crown. Inscription left and right. Artist's initials, T S, left and right of base of arms. Dentile border.
Accession Number: NG.2010.11.3