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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

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

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Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1987-1989
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = 0.75 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze plated nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Hendecagonal (11-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 157,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 146
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Engraver: Arnold Machin

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

Reverse

A Canadian loon, swimming on a lake, is surrounded with the inscription "CANADA" and the face value

Lettering:
CANADA
1987
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

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

© Cyrillius

Comments

Note: for 1987 the coin's thickness is 1.95 mm, but for 1988 and 1989 coins it is 1.75 mm.

The common loon or the Canadian Loon (Binomial Name: Gavia immer)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  8.00 2% Proof, thickness 1.95 mm
1987  205,405,000 0.78 1.17 1.14 1.04 1.17 1.17 1.53 57% thickness 1.95 mm
1988  4.00 1.8% Proof, thickness 1.75 mm
1988  138,893,539 0.79 0.81 1.00 1.07 1.24 1.75 3.49 40% thickness 1.75 mm
1989  2.99 2% Proof, thickness 1.75 mm
1989  184,773,902 0.96 1.00 1.10 1.17 3.20 49% thickness 1.75 mm

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