10 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1949
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX; the artist's initials, HP, in field below neck

Reverse Description

The fishing and racing schooner Bluenose under sail to the left; around above, CANADA, in exergue, 10 CENTS; in field right, 1949

Edge Description



The schooner Bluenose, depicted on this coin, was built in Nova Scotia in 1921 to be a commercial fisher and to compete in the International Fisherman's Trophy.

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