1943 Canadian Silver Ten Cent
|Dimensions||2 × 2 × .25 in|
1943 MS63 Canadian Silver Dime, featuring King George VI
The new design was introduced in 1937 and the reverse became one of the most loved and controversial of Canada’s coinage designs.
The reverse features a schooner under sail. It was not until March 2002 that it was officially recognized as the “Bluenose”
The initial obverse contained the legend “ET IND: IMP” to indicate that the King was the Emperor of India.
Designers and Engravers: Obverse: T.H. Paget; Reverse: Emanuel Hahn
Composition .800 silver, .200 copper
Mintage – 21,143,229