2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Howling Wolves; ¾ oz. Silver Bullion Coinage

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Dollars
2 CAD = 1.54 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.9999)
Weight 23.33 g
Diameter 38.1 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1915
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Bust of Elizabeth II to right, value below.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA
2 DOLLARS

Engraver: 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

Two Grey Wolves howling over a snow-covered landscape, as the moon rises in the night sky behind them.

Lettering:
CANADA 2016 FINE SILVER 3/4 OZ 9999 ARGENT PUR
MB

Engraver: Maurade Baynton

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  1,000,000 21.53

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