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1 Dollar - George VI

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = 0.77 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 23.3276 g
Diameter 36.06 mm
Thickness 2.84 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 46,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 45
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX" (George VI, King by the grace of God)

Lettering: GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

A voyageur and an aboriginal travelling by canoe, carrying bundles of which one bears the initials "HB" for Hudson's Bay Company, are surrounded with the face value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
CANADA
1948
DOLLAR

Engraver: Emanuel Otto Hahn

Emanuel Otto Hahn (30 May 1881 – 14 February 1957) was a German-born Canadian sculptor and coin designer. He taught and later married Elizabeth Wyn Wood. He co-founded and was the first president of the Sculptors' Society of Canada.

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  18,780 7%
1950  261,002 19.41 22.50 34% 3 water lines
1950  24.96 11% Incl. above; "Arnprior" (less than 2½ water lines)
1950  1.7% Matte proof, with 4 water lines. Only one example is known.
1951  416,395 13.59 17.15 56% 3 water lines
1951  7% Incl. above; Arnprior with 2½ water lines
1952  406,148 19.82 15.21 47% 3 water lines
1952  4% Incl. above; Arnprior
1952  17% Incl. above; no water lines

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