Physical description

Round coin with denticles around edge. One face has a central design of a canoe with people in it. The words, "BRITISH COLUMBIA," are above the design, "NOOTKA DOLLAR" and "CURRENCY VALUE $1.00 EXPIRES MAY 31, 1977," are below the design, the year, "1977," is to the right, and the name, "Joseph Smith," is to the left. The other face has a central male bust wearing a hat and neck ring. The years, "c1760" and "c1825," are to either side of the head and the name, "MAQUINNA" (a Nuu-chah-nulth chief), is below the bust.