5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Marathon

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Marathon) - obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Marathon) - reverse

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Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1975
Value 5 dollars
5 CAD = USD 3.72
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 24.3 g
Diameter 38 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 19306
References Ch# RC-1414a,
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.
Ch# RC-1414b,
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# 98
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.

Commemorative issue

1976 Olympics, Montreal

Series: 1976 Summer Olympics, Montréal (serie #4)


Bust of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 37 years of age, wearing tiara, facing right.

Script: Latin


Engraver: Patrick Brinley

Designer: Arnold Machin Read more on Wikipedia

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


Marathon runner, denomination below

Script: Latin

Montréal 1976 Olympiad
5 Dollars

Engraver: Walter Ott

Designer: Leo Yerxa




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


Mintage is an estimation and for both 5$ coin of this serie.
Circulation finish mintage includes also Proof finish coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  1 985 000 $ 17 $ 18 66%
1975  89 155 $ 17 38% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Marathon)
Auction 79
Lot 1974
Internet Archive
21 Mar 2023 1975 UNC USD 19.28
(EUR 18.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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