Proof quality, high relief
Description of obverse and reverse
Featuring a lovely traditional profile effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee in 2012. The obverse features the well-known portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
A brief annotation
The year 2012 marks the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II—a celebration around the world of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s succession to the throne. Today, Queen Elizabeth II is the reigning monarch of England and sixteen Commonwealth realms. She is also Head of the fifty-four-member Commonwealth of Nations.
Celebrations in Canada, as around the world, acknowledge Queen Elizabeth II’s lifetime dedication and service to her subjects, to the Commonwealth, and to innumerable charitable causes.