15 Dollars - Elizabeth II Year of the Rabbit

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 15 Dollars
15 CAD = USD 11
Currency 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
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 of Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

Part of a lunar calendar series, 1998 - 2009

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1999  77 791 $ 36 Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Year of the Rabbit)
Katz
Auction 77
Lot 1185
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 UNC USD 21.66
(EUR 20.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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