10 Dollars - Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait; ¼ oz. Platinum Bullion Coinage

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1988-1989
Value 10 Dollars
10 CAD = USD 7.41
Currency Dollar (1858-date)
Composition Platinum (.9995)
Weight 7.7857 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
67540
References KM# 165
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.

Obverse

Bust of Queen Elizabeth II, as at 37 years of age, wearing tiara, facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
10 DOLLARS 1989

Designer: Arnold Machin Read more on Wikipedia

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

Reverse

Maple leaf design

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
9995 9995
FINE PLATINUM 1/4 OZ PLATINE PUR

Designer: Walter Ott

Walter was an Austrian trained Master Engraver, artist, and designer who brought his skills to Canada in 1952. He was appointed to the Engraving Department at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa in 1964 and served as Chief Engraver and Director of Art from 1977 until his retirement in 1985. Of the more than 1000 coins and medals he brought into production he was proudest of the Canadian Gold Bullion Maple Leaf he designed and modelled. He passed away in 2020.

Edge

Serrated

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1988  93 600
1989  3 200
1989  1 999 Proof

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