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Token: Canada British Columbia Kootenay  1978
Token: Canada British Columbia Kootenay 1978

Hi Bev -- You have a token, not a coin. British Columbia Indian Heritage - Series II Kootenay Dollars are made of silver-plated nickel (magnetic) and silver (non-magnetic). Annotations 'VALUE $100' should be 'VALUE $1.00' with no decimal point (dot) appearing on any of the Kootenay Dollars. Actual value is a few dollars for nickel specimens, and a few tens of dollars for silver.

The 'c' before '1841' means circa, or approximate, probably the year Chief Isadore was born. The mintmark below the Chief's left shoulder is the Sherritt Mint - Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada mark. The Kootenay (or Kutenai) natives in the canoe are harvesting wild rice. The names above this scene are known for building these types of canoes.

Coin: 926 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: Bev Collier, Sun, 09-Aug-2009 20:42:53 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 12-Jul-2014 03:54:40 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 29-Jun-2016 00:51:18 GMT
Requester description: 1978 There is an indian on this side,under the 'kootenay Dollar' sign it says value is $100.00,expires on July31,1979 On the front is indians on a boat and says 'Charlotte Basil,Ike Basil.Agatha jacobs.It is in a plastic case
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