Queen Elizabeth II, ER, Canada postes postage, purple, 4 c, 1953, stamp

country: Canada postes postage
topic: Queen Elizabeth II, ER
theme: Queens heads
type of stamp: postal stamp
color: purple
year: 1953
issue date: 1 May 1953
postal value: 4 c
designer: Herman Herbert Schwartz, Photograph by Yousuf Karsh

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born 21 April 1926) is the reigning queen and head of state of the 16 independent sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. In addition, as Head of the Commonwealth, she is the figurehead of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations and, as the British monarch, she is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. (Source: Wikipedia, read more about Queen Elizabeth II on Wikipedia)

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