100 Dollars - Elizabeth II "O Canada"


Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1981
Value 100 Dollars
100 CAD = USD 77
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Gold (.9167)
Weight 16.965 g
Diameter 27.0 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 58266
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch# RC-3106,
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.
Fr# 12,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
KM# 131
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Adoption of "O Canada" as national anthem on July 1, 1980.


Bust of Elizabeth II to right, date above.

Script: Latin


Designer: Arnold Machin

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


Musical notes spread across map of canada

Script: Latin

Lettering: ÔCANADA

Engraver: Walter Ott

Designer: Roger Savage



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  100 950 Proof

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Languages: French
Numista Rarity index: 82 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Picture 1 of a sold 100 Dollars - Elizabeth II (
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231929
Lot 63211
Internet Archive
Jul 18, 2019 UNC
(NGC PR67 Ultra Cameo)
USD 692.40
(incl. buyer's premium)

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