20 Dollars - Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait; ½ oz. Platinum Bullion Coinage

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1988-1989
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = USD 15
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Platinum (.9995)
Weight 15.5519 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.02 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 67541
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 166
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
20 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

Edge

Serrated

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1988  23 600
1989  4 800
1989  1 999 Proof

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Numista Rarity index: 100 Search tips
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Bullion value: USD 521.13 Search tips
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