1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Lucky Loonie

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Lucky Loonie) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (Lucky Loonie) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = USD 0.78
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze plated nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Hendecagonal (11-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 3453
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 787,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 764
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Lucky Loonie

Series: 2008 Summer Olympic Games

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 77 years old

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God

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

Loon in water, the country name above, the denomination below, the logo to the left, and the Olympic logo to the right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
2008 RRC
DOLLAR

Engraver: Robert-Ralph Carmichael

Robert-Ralph Carmichael (1937 – July 16, 2016) was a Canadian artist who designed the image of the common loon on the reverse side of the Canadian one-dollar coin.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

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