1971 (1871-) Canadian $1 British Columbia Centennial Specimen Silver Dollar Coin-coin toned

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1971 (1871-) Canadian $1 British Columbia Centennial Specimen Silver Dollar Coin



1971 (1871-) Canadian $1 British Columbia Centennial Specimen Silver Dollar is the first non-circulating silver dollar was issued to the public in 1971 as a commemorative for the entry of British Columbia into Confederation in 1871. Its design is based on the provincial arms. The obverse features a modification of the Machin portrait in which the portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II was reduced slightly and her hair extensively redone.



Coins may be tarnished. This is an authentic feature of coins from this time. Some packaging including black clamshell and RCM cardboard sleeve (while supplies last)  may contain signs of wear.  


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A brilliant image relief is struck against a matte or lined background in order to achieve maximum visual impact. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.



Mintage: 585,217
Composition: 50% silver, 50% copper
Finish: Specimen
Weight: 23.3 g
Diameter: 36.07 mm
Certificate: n/a
Face value: 1 dollar


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