Schön-35, KM-35 Country Canada Years 1937-1947 Value 25 Cents Metal Silver (.800) Weight 5.83 g Diameter 23.62 mm
Obverse The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription “GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP” (George VI, King and Emperor of India by the grace of God). Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP: 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 A caribou is accompanied with the facial value and surrounded with the inscription “CANADA”. Lettering: CANADA 1947 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.