1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Griffon

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Griffon) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Griffon) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1979
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = USD 0.78
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 23.3276 g
Diameter 36 mm
Thickness 2.66 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 16315
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 124
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

300th Anniversary of the Griffon

Obverse

Portrait facing right, name around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

The griffon, first ship that sailed the great lakes, sailing to the right, denomination and dates around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DOLLAR CANADA
1679 GRIFFON 1979

Engraver: Walter Schluep

Edge

Milled

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