Canada 1-DOLLAR (KM1255)
Canada 1-DOLLAR (KM1255)

Canada 1-DOLLAR (KM1255) Common Loon

The Common Loon is a symbol of the Canadian wilderness and Ontario's provincial bird. The hauntingly beautiful sound of loons calling between lakes is like magic for wilderness campers. Loons are quite large -- up to 88 cm long and 6 kg in weight. They can dive up to 60 m to catch fish.

In 2012, a new security feature was introduced to the loonie: An incuse double-maple leaf just above the bird. Hard to believe that people counterfeit dollar coins, but apparently it is so.


  • Diameter: 26.4 mm
  • Composition: Brass-clad steel
  • CAT#: KM1255

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