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H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue June 1, 1953
Year 1953
Quantity 100,127,000
Perforation or Dimension 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

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Stamp Price Values

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Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine Only available to paid users
Used - Very Fine Only available to paid users
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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.


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

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

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