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Title: Dollar
Date: 1984
Object Name: coin
Classification: North American
Culture(s):
Canadian
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: milled
Medium: nickel (NI)
Dimensions: Coin: 32.13 mm, 12 O'Clock, 15.39 g (1 1/4 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.54 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Cross, Jacques Cartier, two soldiers, ships. 450th anniversary of Jacques Cartier landing at Gaspe - Commemorative Dollar
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female bust right, Queen Elizabeth II wearing a tiara
Inscription: Obverse: CANADA 1984 DOLLAR ELIZABETH II
Inscription: Reverse: 1534 JACQUES CARTIER 1984
Description: Bust of Elizabeth II right draped and wearing a tiara. Inscription above and below separated by small maple leaf left and right. Border of dots./ Jacques Cartier standing left holding sword or staff with cross. Cross behind on which shield with three fleur de lis. Two ships left and right sailing on horizon. Soldiers in armour left and right behind Cartier. Banner with inscription below
Accession Number: NG.2011.3.21