Schön-519a, KM-491 Country Canada Years 2003-2018 Value 5 Cents Metal Nickel plated Steel Weight 3.95 g Diameter 21.2 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 beaver, over the inscription "CANADA", is surrounded with the facial value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf Lettering: 5 CENTS CANADA 2003 Engraver: George Kruger Gray George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.