Canada’s 1935 Silver Dollar

1935 Canada Dollar

Canada’s first silver dollar was issued in 1935 to commemorate King George V’s Silver Jubilee.

Emanuel Hahn designed and engraved the iconic “Coureur Des Bois”  or “Voyageur” design.

 

 

 

1935 Obverse

Percy Metcalf designed and engraved the effigy of George V.

The silver in the coin is currently worth C$ 10 but in MS-63 Uncirculated grading it has a 2015 value of C$ 110

 

Mintage

  • 1 dollar 1935 : 428 707

Specifications

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 23.33 grams
  • Diameter : 36.00 mm, thickness 2.84 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Percy Metcalfe, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn
  • Designer: Obverse: Percy Metcalfe, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Thank you Coins and Canada for the image and specification text

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