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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Lucky Loonie

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

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Features

Country Canada
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Dollar
CAD = 0.75 USD
Metal Aureate-bronze plated Nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Hendecagonal (11-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 787, Schön# 764
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

2008 Summer Olympic Games

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 77 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

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, surrounded with the inscription "CANADA" and the facial value, date and Olympic logo

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

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2008 L 11,000,000 0.94 1.69 2.33

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