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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Quebec City

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Quebec City) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Quebec City) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 2 Dollars
2 CAD = 1.51 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bimetallic: aluminium-bronze center in nickel ring
Weight 7.3 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1040,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 771
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary of Quebec City

Obverse

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to the right.

Lettering: ELIZABETH II CANADA

Engraver: Susanna Blunt

Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager.

Reverse

Samuel Champlain boat sailing up the Saint-Lawrence river. That's Quebec City's symbol. Two of the three lily's petal represent each a river bank.

Lettering:
VILLE DE QUÉBEC CITY
1608 2008 GB
2 DOLLARS

Engraver: G. Bertrand

Edge

Interrupted serration

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  6,000,000 2.09 2.14 2.77

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