University of Calgary
UofC Navigation
Skip navigation
Title: Twenty Dollars
Date: 1987
Object Name: coin
Classification: North American
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: milled
Medium: silver (AR)
Dimensions: Coin: 40 mm, 12 O'Clock (1 9/16 in., 12 O'Clock)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male and female figure skaters right. Calgary Winter Olympic Games commemorative.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female bust right wearing a tiara, Queen Elizabeth II
Inscription: Reverse: CALGARY 1988 20 DOLLARS
Inscription: Obverse: ELIZABETH II CANADA 1987
Description: Bust of Queen Elizabeth II right, draped, wearing a tiara. Inscription left and right around below separated by central maple leaf./ Male and female figure skaters right both skating with right skate on ice and with left legs extended behind. Artist's initials RT to right of skaters' legs. Olympic logo above, CALGARY 1988 to left of logo. Denomination below. On edge inscription: XV OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - XVes JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER -
Accession Number: NG.1999.1.29