1976 Montreal Olympics $10 Sterling Silver Coin-temple Of Zeus
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1976 Montreal Olympics $10 Sterling Silver Coin-temple Of Zeus:
The Royal Canadian mint issued 28 sterling silver coins between 1973 & 1976 to help finance the Olympic games held in Montreal in 1976. This is coin #7 - Temple of Zeus - issued in 1974 as part of Series 2 - Olympic Motifs. The $10 coins are fairly large - about 1 ¾” in diameter - comprised of .925 silver equating to 1.44 troy oz of silver. The front/obverse has the right-facing bust of the ‘young’ Queen Elizabeth II. The back/reverse depicts a frontal view of the Temple of Zeus in Athens. This coin has a matte finish - very good/excellent condition - see photos. Shipped in hard plastic coin capsule.