1957 Canadian One Dollar Coin

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This is a one dollar Canadian coin minted in 1957. It is made of 80% silver and 20% copper. The coin weighs 23.336g in total and the ASW: Actual Silver Weight is 0.6oz. This is the total amount of silver in this coin.

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This coin is know as the Voyageur dollar and was designed by Emanuel Hahn. There was a total mintage of 496,389 coins which seems relatively low but I am not well versed in Canadian coinage so I could be wrong.

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The other side has a picture of Queen Elizabeth the II.

I came across this coin online last week and bought it for myself as a birthday gift and I am glad I did as I really like these Canadian dollars.

I am also excited that the weekend starts tomorrow, have a good one!!

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I remember we used to have a hard time spending Canadian coins because they weren't worth as much as U.S. dollars. I didn't even think to see if they were silver way back in the early 1980s.

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Yep, It always felt like play money.

Ahhhhh, the 80s...
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Treat yo self! 💥

I did!

:P

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Awesome coin dude. I think between me and @thedamus we have the other 496,388. Lol

I bet you do! HAAAHAHAHAHA
#hoarders

...yup 😲😜🤣

Any gift to yourself is a great gift ;)

@tipu curate

#truth :)
Thanks @mawit07

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That's a very nice Birthday present to yourself @summertooth!!! It has been a long week my friend!!😅

I love the old Canadain dollars @silvertop, maybe if yo ulook hard on your next hike you will see one on the trail?

;)

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Real silver...on my hiking trail!🤑 I would hike 30 miles uphill barefoot for "real silver"!😇 Catch you tomorrow at Noon my friend!!

Wonderful!

It is quite a nice coin @silversaver888! Hope to see you in the chat tomorrow.

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I wouldn't miss it @summertooth 🥰🌺🤙
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Nice birthday gift for yourself! I like the canoe with the First Nation folks. Thanks for sharing!

@elizabethbit I hope you had a great birthday and hope to talk to you tomorrow too.

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I'll be there with bells on! My birthday was very nice, thanks!😎👍🎂