50-Cent Limited Edition Special Wrap Roll - 100th Anniversary of Canada's Coat of Arms (2021)

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Canada’s Coat of Arms turns 100. Proclaimed by King George V in 1921, Canada’s Coat of Arms first appeared on the 50 cent coin in 1937. Today, the 50 cent coin is an annual issue that is rarely found in circulation, but its limited mintage and heraldic art make it a favourite among collectors.
Country Canada

Metal: Cupper/Nickel
Weight: 6,9 g
Diameter: 27.13 (mm)
Quality: Unc

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canada's Coat of Arms with this 50 cent coin. Modern reproductions of the very first coin to feature Canada nation's coat of arms: the 50-cent coin issued in 1937. With a historic effigy on the obverse, and an early version of the coat of arms on the reverse, each coin represents history. It's our way of paying tribute to a 100-year-old emblem that has a place of honour on Canada's coins.


The original coat of arms coin design from 1937.
Canada's coay of arms turns 100. This coin is modern reproductions of the 50-cent coin issued in 1937. It was the first coin to feature Canada's Coat of Arms, which was originally adopted 100 years ago (1921) by proclamation of King George V.
Just like the 50-cent coin issued in 1937, the coin feature the effigy of King George VI by T. H. Paget and a pre-1947 inscription.

Your coins feature G. E. Kruger Gray's simplified version of Canada's Coat of Arms that first appeared on the 50-cent circulation coin in 1937. Each obverse features the historic effigy of King George VI by T. H. Paget and the inscription "GEORGIVS VI:G:REX ET IND:IMP" (George VI, by the grace of God, King and Emperor of India), as seen on all Canadian coins issued that year.

Did you know?
Adopted by proclamation of King George V in 1921, the Arms of Canada first appeared on the 50-cent coin in 1937. Seen here, the original design was a simplified version that remained in use until 1959, when it was replaced by Thomas Shingles' modified coat of arms.
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