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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation

H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation
Denomination
Date of Issue
June 1, 1953
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".

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.

Interesting Details

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

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