Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: CS$20
Diameter: 40 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [92.5%] 31.5488825 (g)
Copper [7.5%] 2.5580175 (g)
Total Mass: 34.1069 (g)

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1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins
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Coin Type Coins
1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Silver : 31.5488825 Grams
Copper : 2.5580175 Grams
Total Mass : 34.1069 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $429.235 $29.440 $0.947 31.5488825 g $29.865
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 2.5580175 g $0.012
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $29.877
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $29.877
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-23-2024
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Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1985-1987
Mint Marks:
Denomination: CS$20
Obverse Design: Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing right Lettering: ELIZABETH II CANADA YEAR
Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin
Reverse Design: MIXED Sports from the 1988 Calgary XV Winter Olympic Games
Reverse Designer: MIXED
1985-1987 - Calgary Winter Olympic Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint issued 10 Twenty Dollar ($20) coins From 1985-1987 to commemorate the 1988 Calgary XV Olympic Winter Games. These coins were issued in Proof quality only. The mintage was limited to 5,000,000 coins and this would mark the first time that any silver coin had edge lettering on it.

Each coin weighted 34.107 (grams) with a composition of 92.5% Silver and 7.5% Copper. With edge lettering: 'XV OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - JEUX D'OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER.'.

1.1985 Downhill Skiing Artist: Ian Stewart Mintage: 406,360

2.1985 Speed Skating Artist:Friedrich Peter Mintage:354,222

3.1986 Hockey Artist: Ian Stewart Mintage:396,602

4.1986 Biathlon Artist:John Mardon Mintage:308,086

5.1986 Cross-Country Skiing Artist:Ian Stewart Mintage:303,199

6.1986 Free-Style Skiing Artist:Walter Ott Mintage:294,322

7.1986 Figure Skating Artist:Raymond Taylor Mintage:334,875

8.1986 Curling Artist:Walter Ott Mintage:286,457

9.1987 Ski-Jumping Artist:Raymond Taylor Mintage:290,954

10.1987 Bobsleigh Artist:John Mardon Mintage:274,326


1988 Winter Olympics

The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, was a Winter Olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around Calgary, Alberta, Canada between February 13 and 28, 1988. The host city was selected in 1981, defeating Falun, Sweden and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Most events took place in Calgary while several skiing events were held in the mountain resorts of Nakiska and Canmore, west of the city.


20 Dollars - Elizabeth II Curling

Non circulating issue
KM# 156
Country Canada
Year 1987
Value 20 Dollars (20 CAD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 34.1069 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 3.00 mm
Engravers Arnold Machin (obverse)
Ian Stewart (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

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