1953-1964, KM-51, Schön-51 Country Canada Years 1953-1964 Value 10 Cents Metal Silver (.800) Weight 2.33 g Diameter 18.034 mm
Obverse The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 27 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God) Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA Engraver: Mary Gillick Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970. Reverse The Bluenose under sail, a Canadian schooner from Nova Scotia, a celebrated racing ship and a symbol of the province, is surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA" Lettering: CANADA 1954 10 CENTS Engraver: Emanuel Otto Hahn Emanuel Otto Hahn (30 May 1881 – 14 February 1957) was a German-born Canadian sculptor and coin designer. He taught and later married Elizabeth Wyn Wood. He co-founded and was the first president of the Sculptors' Society of Canada.