This proof silver dollar is certified to be 99.99% pure silver with a diameter of 36.07 millimetres and a weight of 23.17 grams. Designed by Canadian artist Bonnie Ross, the reverse image draws on photography from the Canadian Arctic Expedition, depicting a group of three men aboard a dogsled, the waiting dog team before them listening for the command to move on across the Arctic tundra. The skyline and horizon behind this portrait are filled with stylized image of a compass. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
|Proof Fine Silver Dollar - 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition - Mintage 40000 (2013) [Front]|
|Proof Fine Silver Dollar - 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition - Mintage 40000 (2013) [Back]|
Certificate of Authenticity
This 2013 silver dollar is proof quality and is authorized by the Goverment of Canada. The coin has been expertly struck by the Royal Canadian Mint and has a limited mintage worldwide (a maximum number of 40000 coins were produced).