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01/05/1935 Canada's first silver dollar is circulated

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The First Canadian Dollar - 1935

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Rare World Coins Canada Dollars 1935 & 1936 Popular Type coins

The Royal Canadian Mint issued the Canadian silver dollar as a way to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George, the 5th. It was designed by Emanuel Hahn and composed of 80% silver. The coin showed the King on the front and a canoe with voyageur on the reverse. This led to it being called Voyageur dollar.
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