Schön-521, KM-493 Country Canada Years 2003-2018 Value 25 Cents Metal Nickel plated Steel Weight 4.43 g Diameter 23.88 mm
Obverse The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 77 years old, is surrounded with the inscription “ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA” (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God). Lettering: ELIZABETH II D · G · REGINA P Engraver: Susanna Blunt Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager. Reverse A caribou is accompanied with the facial value and surrounded with the inscription “CANADA”. Lettering: CANADA 2003 25 Cents H 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.