The Montreal Canadiens® – Celebrating hockey's greatest dynasty (1909-2009)
Founded on December 4, 1909, eight years prior to the formation of the NHL, the Montreal Canadiens® are the oldest and most successful franchise in professional hockey history. The numbers speak for themselves… Fifty-four members of Hockey Hall of Fame, countless individual trophy winners, 15 retired jerseys, and of course, an NHL-record 24 Stanley Cup Championships – including an unprecedented five consecutive titles from 1956-1960 and an amazing 10 in 15 seasons from 1964-65 to 1978-79. A memento to stand the test of time
In 2009, a commemorative one-dollar coin will enter circulation to celebrate the pride shared by Habs fans from coast to coast. For hockey enthusiasts and avid collectors this 2009 Special Edition Proof Silver Dollar is the ultimate memento to keep the spirit of hockey alive for generations to come.
Face Value: 1 dollar Mintage: 15,000 Composition: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper Weight (g): 25.175 Diameter (mm): 36.07
Edge: Serrated Finish: Proof Certificate: Serialized
Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Montreal Canadiens.
Features gold plating on the reverse and edge of the coin.