Schön-40, KM-41 Country Canada Years 1948-1952 Value 1 Cent Metal Bronze (.980 Cu, .005 Sn, .015 Zn) Weight 3.24 g Diameter 19.05 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 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 A maple leaf twig is surrounded with the facial value and the inscription “CANADA” Lettering: 1 CENT 1949 CANADA Engraver: George Kruger Gray George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.