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Newfoundland is an island in Canada. It is a large island on the east coast off of the Atlantic Ocean. It actually makes up over one-fourth of the country’s land mass. It joined Canada actually recently compared to the history of the world. It joined Canada on March 31, 1949.

However, Newfoundland has remained separate from Canada in terms of its people. They are somewhat looked at as outsiders compared to the rest of the Canadians. When the time came to decide whether Newfoundland would become part of Canada and not an independent nation on its own, it split the people and Canada as well.

Great Britain also wasn’t sure, but Newfoundland did join. As a matter of fact, they had their own gold coin before joining Canada.

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Queen Elizabeth II is known as the Queen of England. She was born in 1926 and has reigned England for many decades since 1952. She was born in Mayfair, London in the United Kingdom. He married in 1947 to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. She has several children including Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Her mother was Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, and her father was George VI.

They are considered to be under the House of Windsor. Her full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor. Her image has appeared on many different coins throughout the years and in different countries. Some countries were rules at one time by England and therefore put her picture on their currency. The last year that her image appeared on the coins in Hong Kong was 1992.

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Thought there were only two vaireties of the 1982 cent made; one made of copper and the other of zinc with a copper coating.

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