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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation


H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation


Date of Issue

June 1, 1953




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


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

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