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|1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins Coin Composition|
|Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin:||$23.567|
|Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins:||$23.567|
|YEAR||IMG||COIN NAME||COIN GRADE|
|1987||XV Winter Olympic Games - Curling||RCM:PROOF|
|COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION|
|Category:||Royal Canadian Mint Bullion|
|Coin Type:||1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins|
|Obverse Design:||Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing right Lettering: ELIZABETH II CANADA YEAR|
|Obverse Designer:||Arnold Machin|
|Reverse Design:||MIXED Sports from the 1988 Calgary XV Winter Olympic Games|
1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins
The Royal Canadian Mint issued 10 Twenty Dollar ($20) coins From 1985-1987 to commemorate the 1988 Calgary XV Olympic Winter Games. These coins were issued in Proof quality only. The mintage was limited to 5,000,000 coins and this would mark the first time that any silver coin had edge lettering on it.
Each coin weighted 34.107 (grams) with a composition of 92.5% Silver and 7.5% Copper. With edge lettering: 'XV OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - JEUX D'OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER.'.
1.1985 Downhill Skiing Artist: Ian Stewart Mintage: 406,360
2.1985 Speed Skating Artist:Friedrich Peter Mintage:354,222
3.1986 Hockey Artist: Ian Stewart Mintage:396,602
4.1986 Biathlon Artist:John Mardon Mintage:308,086
5.1986 Cross-Country Skiing Artist:Ian Stewart Mintage:303,199
6.1986 Free-Style Skiing Artist:Walter Ott Mintage:294,322
7.1986 Figure Skating Artist:Raymond Taylor Mintage:334,875
8.1986 Curling Artist:Walter Ott Mintage:286,457
9.1987 Ski-Jumping Artist:Raymond Taylor Mintage:290,954
10.1987 Bobsleigh Artist:John Mardon Mintage:274,326
1988 Winter Olympics
The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, was a Winter Olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around Calgary, Alberta, Canada between February 13 and 28, 1988. The host city was selected in 1981, defeating Falun, Sweden and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Most events took place in Calgary while several skiing events were held in the mountain resorts of Nakiska and Canmore, west of the city.
20 Dollars - Elizabeth II Curling
Non circulating issue
Value 20 Dollars (20 CAD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 34.1069 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3.00 mm
Engravers Arnold Machin (obverse)
Ian Stewart (reverse)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Lettering: XVes JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER - XV WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
Precious Metals: packetizer
Base Metals Last Updated: 09-01-2016