Town of Echo Bay, Ontario

Canadian Dollar Coin (Loonie)

Loonie
Designer: Robert-Ralph Carmichael (Echo Bay, ON)
Built By: Chornyj Fiberglas Products Ltd.

When Built: 1992

Dimensions:
Unknown

Construction Materials:
Unknown - Fibreglass?

Location:

Reason for Building:

Designer of the 1987 coin is from the community and for the Centennial of the area.

Additional Information:

The plaque on the base says:
LOON DOLLAR MONUMENT
DEDICATED TO THE TOWNSHIP OF MACDONALD MEREDITH AND ABERDEEN ADDITIONAL CENTENNIAL 1892 - 1992
IN RECOGNITION OF ROBERT-RALPH CARMICHAEL A RESIDENT OF OUR MUNICIPALITY DESIGNER OF CANADA'S LOON DOLLAR COIN "1987" AND SCULPTOR (MODELLER) OF THIS MONUMENT
FABRICATION BY CHORNYJ FIBERGLAS PRODUCTS LTD.
MONUMENT MADE POSSIBLE BY VOLUNTEER LABOUR AND DONATIONS

Information Source: Plaque on base and Hans Boldt

Picture Source: Regan Paynter

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Created By DMY on August 2, 1999
Last Updated: August 28, 2001