1 Dollar - Elizabeth II First Flight; gold-plated

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (First Flight; gold-plated) - obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (First Flight; gold-plated) - reverse

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Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value Dollar
1 CAD = USD 0.73
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 25.18 g
Diameter 36.07 mm
Thickness 3.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 63882
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RCM/MRC# 103749,
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)
KM# 889a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of flight in Canada

Obverse

Head of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 77 years of age, bare headed, wearing necklace and earrings, facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D•G•REGINA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Translation: Elizabeth II Queen by the grace of God

Engraver: Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor is a Canadian sculptor who serves as Senior Engraver for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM). Rewarded by multiple prizes, she is vice-delegate of the International Art Medal Federation and was president of the Medallic Art Society of Canada.

Designer: Susanna Blunt Read more on Wikipedia

Susanna Blunt is a Canadian portrait artist who designed the most recent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the current Canadian coinage, which began in 2003. She was born in Harbin, China, the daughter of an English banker. Blunt started her studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts as a young teenager.

Reverse

A kid running with a toy plane in his hand, with the shadow of the plane underneath. Features selective 24-karat gold plating.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA DOLLAR
1909 2009

Engraver: William Woodruff

Designer: Jason Bouwman

Edge

Serrated

Mint

L Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)
Mintmark of Royal Canadian Mint

Comments

This coin is only found in the 2009 proof set.

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009 L 27 549 Proof set

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