1989 Canada Alexander MacKenzie Bicentennial Proof Silver Dollar
The bicentennial of the first full length voyage of the MacKenzie River by Alexander MacKenzie and his European crew, all the way to the Arctic Ocean, is commemorated on the 1989 Silver Dollar.
Sir Alexander Mackenzie is a fur trader and explorer who pioneered fur trading in Canada. He traversed the Northwest region of Canada to reach the Arctic and Pacific Ocean. And this voyage is commemorated in this 1989 Alexander Mackenzie Proof .50 Silver Coin. The coin’s reverse design comes with an image of Sir Alexander Mackenzie together with his companions in their canoe exploring a river. The obverse comes with an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Face Value: $1
Composition: 50% Ag, 50% Cu
Weight (g): 23.30