Canada - 1995 - Elizabeth II - Hudson Bay Company Silver Dollar
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|1995 - Elizabeth II - Hudson Bay Company Silver Dollar Coin Composition|
|Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin:||$13.936|
|Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins:||$27.871|
|YEAR||IMG||COIN NAME||COIN GRADE|
|1995||BU Hudson Bay Silver Dollar||RCM:Brillant Uncirculated|
|1995||Proof Hudson Bay Silver Dollar||RCM:PROOF|
|COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION|
|Coin Type:||1995 - Elizabeth II - Hudson Bay Company Silver Dollar|
|Obverse Design:||Portrait right of Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA"|
|Obverse Designer:||Dora de Pédery-Hunt|
|Reverse Design:||Medard Chouart (the Sieur des Groseilliers) and Pierre-Esprit Radisson, explorers and pioneers of the Hudson Bay Company, the ship 'Nonsuch' that brought the traders to the shores of Hudson Bay, and Charles Fort, the orginal trading post which was later renamed Ruperts House|
|Reverse Designer:||Vincent McIndoe|
1995 - Elizabeth II - Hudson Bay Company Silver Dollar
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.
Proof Dollar insert Lettering:
Source: Original Mint Packaging
Royal Canadian Mint
Monnaie royale canadienne
The 1995 Silver Dollar marks the 325th anniversary of the founding of the Hudson's Bay Company. The design on the reverse, by Canadian Artist Vincent McIndoe, depicts Medard Chouart (the Sieur des Groseilliers) and Pierre-Esprit Radisson, explorers and pioneers of the Hudson Bay Company, the ship 'Nonsuch' that brought the traders to the shores of Hudson Bay, and Charles Fort, the orginal trading post which was later renamed Ruperts House
Diameter 36.07 mm
Weight 25.175 g
Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan
Hudson Bay is a town in east-central Saskatchewan, Canada.
Nickname: The Bay
Motto: The Moose Capital of the World!
Rural Municipality Hudson Bay
Coordinates: 52.851°N 102.392°W
Time zone CST
Postal code S0E 0Y0
Area code(s) 306
Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada and the United States. HBC's head office is in the Simpson Tower in Toronto, Ontario,. The company is owned by the New York-based firm NRDC Equity Partners.
The Silver Commemorative Coin
Discovery of the Fur Trade & Hudson Bay Company
Composition 92.5% silver, 7.5 % copper
Weight (g) 25.18
Diameter (mm) 36.07
Face value 1 dollars
Royal Canadian Mint numismatic coins (20th century)
1981 was the first year that the RCM issued two different qualities of silver dollars. One version was the Proof, which composed of a frosted relief against a parallel lined background. The second version was the Brilliant Uncirculated. The finish is classified as a brilliant relief on a brilliant background.
Theme 325th Anniversary of the Hudson Bay Co.
Artist Vincent McIndoe
Mintage (Proof) 166,259
Mintage (BU) 61,819
1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Hudson Bay Co.
Non circulating issue
Value 1 Dollar
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 25.175 g
Diameter 36.07 mm
Thickness 2.95 mm
Engravers Dora de Pédery-Hunt (obverse)
Vincent McIndoe (reverse)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑