1 Dollar - Elizabeth II small 2nd portrait

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (small 2nd portrait) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (small 2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1978-1987
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = USD 0.77
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 15.62 g
Diameter 32.13 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 458
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch# RC-127a,
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.
Schön# 66.3,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 120,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Ch# RC-136
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.

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 39 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Engraver: Patrick Brindley

Designer: Arnold Machin

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

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"

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
1978
DOLLAR

Engraver: Terry Smith

Designer: 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

Reeded

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (small 2nd portrait) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  2 948 488 $ 1.01 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 2.01 31% KM#120.1
1979  2 544 000 $ 1.43 $ 1.43 $ 1.64 $ 1.64 28% KM#120.1
1980  2 922 000 $ 1.32 $ 1.32 $ 1.32 $ 1.73 33% KM#120.1
1981  2 778 900 $ 1.51 $ 1.51 $ 1.51 $ 2.01 22% KM#120.1
1981  $ 3.47 6% KM#120.1 Proof
1982  1 544 398 $ 1.01 $ 1.51 $ 2.24 $ 2.59 17% KM#120.1
1982  180 908 $ 3.20 6% KM#120.1 Proof
1983  2 267 525 $ 1.25 $ 1.25 $ 1.25 $ 2.01 21% KM#120.1
1983  166 779 $ 3.89 6% KM#120.1 Proof
1984  1 223 486 $ 0.87 $ 1.04 $ 2.01 $ 2.09 17% KM#120.1
1984  161 602 $ 2.79 4% KM#120.1 Proof
1985  3 104 592 $ 1.01 $ 1.82 $ 1.94 $ 2.04 24% KM#120.1
1985  153 950 $ 2.50 5% KM#120.1 Proof
1985  0.4% KM#120.2 Mule with New Zealand 50 cent, KM#37 obverse
1986  3 089 225 $ 1.01 $ 1.03 $ 1.03 $ 2.01 23% KM#120.1
1986  176 224 $ 3.55 6% KM#120.1 Proof
1987  287 330 $ 4.78 8% KM#120.1 In Sets only
1987  175 686 $ 6.06 6% KM#120.1 Proof

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Oct 14, 2021 1980 – KM#120.1 USD 552.00
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