1 Dollar - Elizabeth II National Parks

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks) - obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1985
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = USD 0.74
Currency Dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 23.3276 g
Diameter 36.07 mm
Thickness 2.95 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
23277
References Ch# RC-818,
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-819,
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# 143
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

100th Anniversary of the National Parks

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II D•G•REGINA
CANADA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II Queen by the grace of God

Designer: Arnold Machin Read more on Wikipedia

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

Reverse

Canadian moose with a mountain in the background

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NATIONAL PARKS • 1885-1985 • PARCS NATIONAUX
DOLLAR

Engraver: Walter Ott

Walter was an Austrian trained Master Engraver, artist, and designer who brought his skills to Canada in 1952. He was appointed to the Engraving Department at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa in 1964 and served as Chief Engraver and Director of Art from 1977 until his retirement in 1985. Of the more than 1000 coins and medals he brought into production he was proudest of the Canadian Gold Bullion Maple Leaf he designed and modelled. He passed away in 2020.

Designer: Karel Rohlicek

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  162 873 $ 12 $ 14 31% (fr) Brillant hors-circulation
1985  537 297 $ 12 75% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks)
Katz
Auction 84
Lot 937
Internet Archive
May 27, 2023 1985 – (fr) Brillant hors-circulation UNC USD 14.10
(EUR 13.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks)
Katz
Auction 77
Lot 1158
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 1985 – (fr) Brillant hors-circulation UNC USD 20.61
(EUR 19.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks)
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 3600
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1985 – (fr) Brillant hors-circulation UNC USD 15.18
(EUR 14.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (National Parks)
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 3042
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 1985 – (fr) Brillant hors-circulation AU USD 10.85
(EUR 10.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
2023 June 4 Spotlight: Canada World Coins Showcase Auction 61318
Lot 21230
Internet Archive
Jun 4, 2023 1985 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR67 Deep Cameo)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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