Dime (Canadian coin)

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Dime (Canada)
Value: 0.10 CAD
Mass: 1.75 g
Diameter: 18.03 mm
Thickness: 1.22 mm
Edge: Milled
Composition: 92% steel,
5.5% Cu,
2.5% Ni plating
Obverse
Design: Queen Elizabeth II,
Canada's Queen
Designer: Susanna Blunt
Design Date: 2003
Reverse
Missing image
Cdn_Dime.JPG
Image:Cdn Dime.JPG

Design: Bluenose
schooner
Designer: Emmanuel Hahn
Design Date: 1937

In Canada a dime is a coin worth ten cents. Currently it has a picture of the Bluenose, a Canadian schooner, on the reverse and Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. It is the smallest of the Canadian coins. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the official national term of the coin is the 10 cent coin, but in practice the term dime is universal, likely due to its close physical resemblance to the U.S. dime.

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