10 Dollars - Elizabeth II Dog Sledding Under the Northern Lights

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 10 Dollars
10 CAD = USD 7.81
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.9999)
Weight 15.87 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled, coloured
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 104682
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RCM/MRC# 158955
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)

Commemorative issue

Iconic Canada Series

Obverse

Bust of Elizabeth II to right, value below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA
10 DOLLARS

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Engraver: Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor is a Canadian sculptor who serves as Senior Engraver for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM). Rewarded by multiple prizes, she is vice-delegate of the International Art Medal Federation and was president of the Medallic Art Society of Canada.

Designer: Susanna Blunt

Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager.

Reverse

Four huskies pulling the sled and their driver in a starry cold winter night, while the greenish hue of the aurora borealis dances overhead in the blue-black sky.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2017
CANADA
CD

Designer: Claudio D'Angelo

Edge

Reeded

Comments

1st issue of 5-coin series

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  15 000 Matte Proof

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