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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation

Title

H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation

Denomination

Date of Issue

June 1, 1953

Year

Quantity

100,127,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Perforation or Dimension

12

Printer

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.

Creators

Based on a photograph by Yousuf Karsh. Designed by Emanuel Otto Hahn. Portrait engraved by Silas Robert Allen.

Hidden Date

This stamp has a hidden date in the bottom-left corner. It is hidden in the three lines that run above the word "CANADA".

Interesting Details

This stamp displays the designer's initial. The initial H belongs to Emanuel Otto Hahn.

About Stamp

The 4¢ postage stamp reproduced, displays a sculptured profile of Her Majesty will be issued to commemorate Her Coronation. The design for the Coronation issue stamp was created by Emanuel Hahn, R.C.A., S.S.C., a sculptor of Toronto, Ontario.

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Reference

Canada. Post Office Department. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1953.

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