15 Dollars - Elizabeth II Year of the Rabbit

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 15 Dollars
15 CAD = USD 11
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 34 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 131980
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch# RC-1604,
Mark Drake (editor); 2022. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 1. Canadian Coins : Numismatic issues (75th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
And 1 more volumes.
KM# 331
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Series: CAN:Lunar Calendar

Obverse

Head of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 64 years of age, wearing the royal diadem, necklace, and earrings, facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: 15 DOLLARS CANADA 1999 ELIZABETH II

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt Read more on Wikipedia

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

24-Karat gold-plated cameo depicting a rabbit in centre, surrounded by 12 astrological animals marking the Chinese lunar calendar.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HC

Engraver: José Osio

José Osio is a Canadian artist who has served as Senior engraver for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) since joining in 1997. His work includes coins from the Natural Wonders series.

Designer: Harvey Chan Read more on Wikipedia

Harvey Chan is an artist and educator, born in Hong Kong and educated in Canada

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

Part of a lunar calendar series, 1998 - 2009

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1999  77 791 $ 49 Proof

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