1979 $1 Silver Dollar – Commercial Ship Voyage Anniversary


1979 $1 Silver Dollar – Commercial Ship Voyage Anniversary

Catalog #: RCM1979-PD


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1979 Canada 300th Anniversary of the First Commercial Ship Voyage on the Great Lakes Specimen Commemorative Silver Dollar (may be lightly toned).

The 300th anniversary of the first voyage by a commercial ship (the Griffon) on the Great Lakes was commemorated on the reverse of the 1979 Silver Dollar.

Commercial ships on the Great Lakes fueled Canada’s economy since they carried grain, coal, and other commodities in early times. Commemorate one of the turning points of the Canadian economy with this this Commercial Ship Voyage Anniversary 1979 Specimen Silver Dollar Coin. The coin is made from 50% silver and 50% copper and features a design of the commercial ship, the Griffin. Please note this coin may have light toning.

Face Value: $1
Mintage: 688,671
Composition: 50% Ag, 50% Cu
Weight (g): 23.30
Diameter(mm): 36.07
Edge: Reeded
Finish: Specimen