Coin 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

Canada 1987 Royal Canadian Mint Bullion Coin Description

Canada 1987  XV Winter Olympic Games - Curling ( CS$20 ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
Canada 1987  XV Winter Olympic Games - Curling ( CS$20 ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 34.1069 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 40 (mm)
Mint Year: 1987
Mint Mark:
Coin Name: XV Winter Olympic Games - Curling
Coin Rating:
Rated 60 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
Verified By:
Rating Value: 60
Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:171.893 Canada 1987 CS$20 ) and has given the item a grade of PROOF with serial number of: | OFCC:171.893
Coin Grade:
RCM - PROOF
Grade Serial:
OFCC Serial: 171.893
Face Value:
( Canada)
20.00
Attributes: PROOF - XV Winter Olympics
Coin Notes: Reverse Design: Curler facing forwards in mid-motion
Reverse Lettering: CALGARY 1988 20 DOLLARS
Edge Lettering: XVes JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER - XV WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

Edge Lettering
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Coin Type Description:

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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
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

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1988 Winter Olympics
Source: wikipedia.org

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.

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20 Dollars - Elizabeth II Curling
Source: en.numista.com

Non circulating issue
KM# 156
Features
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 ↑↑
Edge Lettering: XVes JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER - XV WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

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Word Count: 328 -
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CS$20 1987   Canada
RCM PROOF
PROOF - XV Winter Olympics
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