I am poking around in the testnet blockchain, and I saw a block mined recently where the outputs added up to just 0.04953672 BTC. Since there is no output for the 50BTC block reward, does that mean that it was just discarded? (I.e., there is no input script that can claim it.)

Why is the input (coinbase) script:

OP_PUSH<03> <208621>
<coinbase data>

Does this match a convention, or is it just whatever the miner wanted to put there?

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