Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage -
Bullion Issues

Fifty Cents

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1994-Date .9999 Gold .04 19.6 1.27 .548 13.92 .024 .6
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

One Dollar

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1993-Date .9999 Gold .0503 24.17 1.566 .555 14.1 .036 .92
1993-Date .9995 Platinum .0501 24.04 1.558 .555 14.1 .036 .92
2003 .9999 Silver .0524 25.15 1.63 .63 16 .043 1.1
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Two Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1994-Date .9999 Gold .066 31.9 2.07 .59 15 .039 .98
1994-Date .9995 Platinum .066 31.9 2.07 .59 15 .037 .94
2003-2005 .9999 Silver .104 49.8 3.23 .79 20 .037 1.3
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Three Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
2003-2005 .9999 Silver .256 122.8 7.96 1.06 27 .07 1.8
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Four Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
2003-2005 .9999 Silver .51 244.9 15.87 1.34 34 .083 2.1
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Five Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1982-Date .9999 Gold .1 48 3.131 .63 16 .048 1.22
1988-Date .9995 Platinum .1 48 3.132 .63 16 .04 1.01
1988-Date .9999 Silver 1.009 484 31.39 1.496 38 .126 3.2
2010 .9999 Silver
Gold Plated
1.009 484 31.39 1.496 38 .126 3.2
2010 .9999 Silver 1.009 484 31.39 1.39 34 .151 3.84
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Ten Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1982-Date .9999 Gold .2506 120.3 7.797 .7874 20 .07 1.78
2010 .9999 Gold .201 96.5 6.25 .63 16 .078 2
1988-Date .9995 Platinum .2508 120.4 7.8 .7874 20 .06 1.5
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Twenty Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1986-Date .9999 Gold .501 240.5 15.584 1 25 .092 2.33
1988-Date .9995 Platinum .501 240.6 15.59 1 25 .08 2.02
2011-2012 .9999 Silver .256 122.8 7.96 1.06 27 .106 2.7
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Fifty Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
1979-1982 .999 Gold 1.001 480.7 31.15 1.18 30 .113 2.87
1983-Date .9999 Gold 1.001 480.7 31.15 1.18 30 .11 2.8
1988-Date .9995 Platinum 1.002 480.9 31.16 1.18 30 .099 2.52
1997 .9999 Gold - 10 Sided 1 480 31.1035 1.18 30 .099 3.25
1998 .9999 Silver 10 4,800 311.04 2.56 65 .433 11
2004 & 2005 .99999 Gold 1 480 31.1035 1.18 30 .118 3
2005 & 2006 .9995 Palladium 1 480 31.1035 1.18 30 .115 2.91
2008-2010 .9999 Gold 1 480 31.1035 1.18 30 .118 3
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

Two Hundred Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
2007-2011 .99999 Gold 1 480 31.1035 1.18 30 .11 2.8
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.
UA
- Unavailable information at this time.

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

One Hundred Thousand Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
2011 .99999 Gold 321.507 154,323.6 10,000 7.087 180 UA UA
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.
UA
- Unavailable information at this time.

 

Technical Aspects of Canadian Coinage

One Million Dollars

Date Composition Weight Diameter Thickness
Troy oz Grains Grams Inches MM Inches MM
2007 .99999 Gold 3,215.07 1,543,235.8 100,000 19.685 500 UA UA
MM - Measurement in Millimeters.
UA
- Unavailable information at this time.

 

 

 

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