Revisit the 1981 proof dollar with this selectively gold-plated coin. Coin #7 in our annual. Series looks back at the silver dollar issued in 1981. Canada's first transcontinental railway took four years to build, and once completed, it physically united Canadians from east to west and played a big role in this nation's history.
Coin #7 in a series that celebrates historic proof dollar designs. This coin is a Masters Club exclusive - it is reserved for our most dedicated collectors.
99.99% PURE GOLD PLATING! Selective gold plating highlights key designs elements - the locomotive on the reverse, the effigy on the obverse - and the rim on both sides.
Coin is crafted from 99.99% pure silver - that's more silver. A higher purity level than the original coin issued in 1981.
This limited-edition collectible has an exceptionally low mintage of just 2,500 coins available to collectors worldwide. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Masters Club members, your coin is a selectively gold-plated reproduction of the 1981 silver dollar that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Trans-Canada Railway. Designed by Canadian artist Christopher Gorey, the reverse features a map of Canada behind a side view of a 19th century locomotive.
The obverse features the historic effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin. The 1981 silver dollar was the first to be issued in two different finishes: proof (frosted relief) and brilliant uncirculated (brilliant relief). 99.99% pure silver with selective gold plating.
Christopher Gorey (reverse), Arnold Machin (obverse). This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins".
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