15 Dollars - Elizabeth II The Pioneering Mapmakers

15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (The Pioneering Mapmakers) -  obverse15 Dollars - Elizabeth II (The Pioneering Mapmakers) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2014
Value 15 Dollars
15 CAD = USD 12
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.9999)
Weight 23.17 g
Diameter 36.07 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 76522
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RCM/MRC# 132693,
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)
KM# 1663
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

Exploring Canada Series

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Unabridged legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

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

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

Honours the countless cartographers who contributed to the map of Canada with a design featuring David Thompson (1770-1857), celebrated as North America's "greatest geographer".

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
2014
JM
15 DOLLARS

Designer: John Mantha

Edge

Serrated

Comments

Sixth coin in the ten-coin series.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2014  5 775 Matte proof finish

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