2017 COMMEMORATIVE PROOF SET 1967 CENTENNIAL COINS. In 1967, the Royal Canadian Mint celebrated Canadas centennial with a unique set of circulation coins that bore animal-themed designs by acclaimed artist Alex Colville. Now, as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, this special proof set pays tribute to these iconic coins that are prized for their historical value and aesthetic beauty, and cherished for igniting the passion of many life-long collectors. All seven coins are crafted in 99.99% pure silver, with each one bearing a similar reverse design as the 1967 Centennial set of circulation coins designed by Canadian artist Alex Colville.Precision engraving recreates the iconic rock dove, rabbit, mackerel, bobcat, wolf and Canada goose featured on the 1-cent, 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, 50-cent and 1-dollar coins, respectively. Each coin has been carefully polished to ensure a stunning proof finish that showcases the artistry and expert craftsmanship behind this timely tribute to some of Canadas most beloved coins. The obverse features the second effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin. Each coin is struck in 99.99% pure silverthe highest quality of silver available from the Royal Canadian Mint, and a higher purity level than seen in the original 1967 coins.
The proof quality of the coins is enhanced with modern polishing techniques that highlight the meticulous engraving of each subject. For added historical authenticity, the obverse features the second effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as it appeared on the 1967 circulation coins. Comes in genuine leather, book-style packaging that provides an elegant way to proudly showcase these coins together. A beautiful addition to any Canadiana-, history-themed and circulation coin collections. Proof: Alex Colville and Thomas Shingles.Packaging: genuine leather book-style packaging. Finished size: 190 mm x 125 mm. Composition: 99.99% pure silver coin with gold plating. Composition: 99.99% pure silver coin. Angola, Bolivia, Burma, Brazil, Congo, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Liberia, Mexico, Nigeria, North Korea, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela. Any location that would be in violation of any U. Economic or trade sanctions including OFAC Restricted Countries. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Canada 1967-2017 Centennial 7-Coins Pure Silver Proof Set Alex Colville" is in sale since Saturday, December 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "java735" and is located in Burnaby, BC. This item can be shipped worldwide.