5630 Dunbar St. at 41st Ave.

Canada's First Silver Dollar - 1935

After years of parliamentary wrangling, Canada decided to issue a silver dollar coin in 1935 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the accession of King George V, alas, one year before his death.

Interestingly, 1935 was the year that the US decided to discontinue silver dollars.

The obverse shows a portrait of the King with the Latin inscription, George V, King Emperor, 25th year of reign. The reverse became the design used for many decades to come, showing a native aboriginal and a Voyageur paddling a birch bark canoe. With a good loupe, you can make out an "HB" engraved on the bundle of cargo in the canoe, standing for the Hudson's Bay Company.

A very nice AU classification.


Note: Silver is currently in a speculative market and silver coins may be unavailable or subject to price changes. Please phone or email before ordering to confirm price and availability.


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