Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: CS$1
Diameter: 36.06 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [75%] 17.4957 (g)
Copper [25%] 5.8319 (g)
Total Mass: 23.3276 (g)

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1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar
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Canada - 1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar

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1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 2 Coins
Silver : 34.9914 Grams
Copper : 11.6638 Grams
Total Mass : 46.6552 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $426.173 $29.230 $0.940 17.4957 g $16.444
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 5.8319 g $0.027
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $16.471
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins: $32.941
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-25-2024
2 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1967
Mint Marks:
Denomination: CS$1
Obverse Design: Elizabeth II, when she was 39 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)
Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin
Reverse Design: a Canadian Goose in flight. LETTERING: DOLLAR CANADA 1867-1967
Reverse Designer: Alex Colville
1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar

The Royal Canadian Mint issued the first silver dollar in 1935 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V. For the 100th Anniversary of Canada the 1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar was issued. 1967 marked the end of the silver dollar as a business strike, or a coin issued for circulation. After 1967, the dollar coin was made of nickel, except for non-circulating commemorative issues for the collector market, which continue to contain silver.


3 major varieties of the 1967 Canadian Confederation Silver Dollar.


1967 Die Axis ↑↑ - Normal Strike

1967 Die Axis ↑↓ - Coin alignment

1967 Diving Goose 45%+ - a die rotation of about 45 degrees or more
The goose's normal level position is completly horizontal when the queen's head is pointing to 12 o'clock. The angle of the goose seems to be the important part here, ranging from slight die rotations of (0º-44º) on to (45º+) where the goose is considered to be diving, crashing or even an inverted flight goose.

1967 Double Struck - Obvious double strike with varied rotations


Canadian Centennial - 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation

The Canadian Centennial was a yearlong celebration held in 1967 when Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. Celebrations occurred throughout the year but culminated on Dominion Day, July 1. 1967 coins were different from previous (or forthcoming) years' issues, with animals on each — the cent, for instance, had a dove on its reverse. The Centennial Flame was also added to Parliament Hill. A Centennial Train traversed the country and school children across the country were able to see exhibits raising their consciousness as to Canadian history and nationalism and enlivening their enthusiasm to visit Expo.

The cent coins had a dove with wings spread.
The nickel coins had a snowshoe rabbit bounding left.
The dime coins had an Atlantic mackeral facing left.
The quarter coins had a lynx striding left.
The half dollar coins had a seated wolf howling.
The dollar coins had a goose flying left.


Canada: 1967 Centennial Dollar

In 1867 without firing a single shot (or drop of blood Canada) received its independence and became a Commonwealth Nation within the British Empire and establishing itself as a Confederacy.

Quick Coinage Facts
Years Minted: 1967
Composition: 80% Silver, 20% Copper
Diameter Type: 36.00 mm
Weight: 23.33 grams (0.60 oz of silver)
Total Series Mintage: 6,767,496
Obverse Design: Bust Design
Reverse Design: Goose


1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Confederation

Country Canada
Year 1967
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = 0.76 USD
Metal Silver (.8000)
Weight 23.3276 g
Diameter 36.06 mm
Thickness 2.84 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 70

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