Schön-42, KM-43 Country Canada Years 1948-1952 Value 10 Cents Metal Silver (.800) Weight 2.33 g Diameter 18.034 mm
Obverse The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription “GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX” (George VI, King by the grace of God) Lettering: GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX HP Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget’s designs are indicated by the initials ‘HP’. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget’s recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales. 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 1949 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.