1987 Canada Proof Silver Dollar Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of John Davis’ North West Passage Expedition.
The 400th anniversary of John Davis’ historic expedition in search of the North West Passage is commemorated on the 1987 Silver Dollar.
This 1987 North West Passage Expedition Canadian Silver Dollar marks the 400th anniversary of John Davis’ historic exploration of Baffin Island, the Davis Strait and the Gulf of Cumberland. The silver coin depicts a vessel of the 16th century with an iceberg in the background. The inscription reads, Detroit de Davis Strait, 1587 – 1987. The coin comes presented in a clamshell case with an authenticity record from the Royal Canadian Mint. History buffs will want this as part of their collection!
Face Value: $1
Composition: 50% Ag, 50% Cu
Weight (g): 23.30