Canada 1985 20 dollars KM-146

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck in 1985 to promote the Winter Olympics in Calgary. It was accompanied by another one ounce silver coin featuring a ski jumper (KM 145). In all, ten different designs were issued 1985-87. None circulated, even when the bullion value fell below the twenty dollar face value.

Recorded mintage: 354,222.

Specification: 33.63 g, .925 fine silver, 1.000 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 146.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.

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