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Title: 50 cents
Date: 2002
Object Name: coin
Classification: North American
Credit Line: Collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary Gift of Bob and Audrey Etherington
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: milled
Medium: steel, plated
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: Crowned female bust right, Queen Elizabeth II
Inscription: Obverse: E II R CANADA D.G. REGINA P
Inscription: Reverse: 50 CENTS A MARI USQUE AD MARE 1952 - 2002
Description: Bust of Queen Elizabeth II right, draped, wearing crown and necklaces with bows at shoulders. Monogram in field left, inscription right around. P below./ 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. 50 CENTS left and right of upper crown. Date below arms.
Accession Number: NG.2010.11.4