Canada 1978 100 dollars

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Jean Elsen sale 131, lot 861
This specimen was lot 861 in Jean Elsen sale 131 (Brussels, December 2016), where it sold for €460 (about US$577 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"CANADA, Elisabeth II (1952-), AV 100 dollars, 1978. Unification du Canada. Flan poli. (Canada, Elizabeth II (since 1952), gold 100 dollars of 1978, on the unification of Canada, proof.)"
Gold one hundred dollar gold coins were struck to this standard 1976-86, each year with a different subject. All are priced the same in the SCWC. This issue promoted unification at a time when the Quebeçois loudly announced their desire to leave the confederation.

Recorded mintage: unknown, all proofs.

Specification: 16.96 g, .917 fine gold, .500 troy oz AGW, 25 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 122, Fr-9.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 131, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2016.

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