2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Knowledge

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Knowledge) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Knowledge) -  reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2000
Value 2 Dollars
2 CAD = USD 1.57
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bimetallic: aluminium-bronze centre in nickel ring
Weight 7.3 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 478
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Ch# RC-1008,
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# 392,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 399
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait of Elizabeth II facing right from when she was 64 years old surrounded by the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" and the value below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA
2 DOLLARS

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation:
Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God
2 Dollars

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

A female polar bear and her two cubs at the edge of an ice floe are surrounded with the bilingual legend "KNOWLEDGE 2000 LE SAVOIR" and the inscription "CANADA"

Script: Latin

Lettering:
KNOWLEDGE 2000 LE SAVOIR
CANADA

Engraver: Cosme Saffioti

Designer: Tony Bianco

Edge

Interrupted serration

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Knowledge) -  obverse

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Mint

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

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2000  29 847 000 $ 1.46 $ 1.46 $ 2.04 $ 2.19 $ 2.19 $ 4.31

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