In the incredibly popular Big Coins series, and only the second 5 ounce Bluenose Racing Schooner Dime in Canadian history! Get all six circulating Canadian denominations, minted five troy ounces of pure silver with proof finish and full color. Extremely low mintage, too - only 1,500! The Royal Canadian Mint strikes again!
Now we're livin' large! Here's your unique opportunity to acquire each of the current six circulating denominations of Canadian coinage - except blown up to monster size! Celebrate the history and artistry of Canadian circulation coinage, in a larger version - the better to enjoy these storied designs in all their glory!Each beautiful proof is minted in five troy ounces. Of pure silver and features vibrant, full color.
This is only the second five ounce silver dime (Bluenose or otherwise) in Canadian history! We can not stress strongly enough what an opportunity this is!We believe that this landmark coin will become a numismatic delicacy, greedily pursued by future generations! The mintage limit is low, so grab yours now! Collect ALL the Big Coins 5 Oz Silver Proofs: 1 Common Loon "Loonie" 5 Oz Silver Dollar. 2 Caribou 5 Oz Silver Quarter Dollar - 25 Cents. 3 Bluenose Schooner 5 Oz Silver Dime - 10 Cents. 4 Beaver 5 Oz Silver Nickel - 5 Cents 5 Coat of Arms 5 Oz Silver Half Dollar - 50 Cents 6 Polar Bear "Toonie" 5 Oz Silver Two Dollars. Has graced Canada's ten cent coin since 1937.
Newspaper established the International Fisherman's Trophy racing series for. Was built and launched in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in 1921 to compete for that trophy. It won and remained unbeaten for 18 years!
The design honoring this winning schooner was created by Canadian artist Emanuel Hahn. The coin itself was minted in silver from 1937 to 1968, then in nickel from 1968 to 2001, when it was changed to nickel-plated steel. Has become one of the national icons of Canada, along with the beaver. This big silver proof features. An historic fishing and racing schooner launched at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on March 26, 1921.
In October of that year. Won her first of many International Fishermens Trophy series of races.Went on to serve actively as a fishing vessel. Roué, and her stalwart crew under Captain Angus Walters, became known and admired around the world. When the global economy faced stormy waters in the 1930s. Increasingly served as a cultural and tourism promotion vessel. Was launched in 1963 and gifted to the Government of Nova Scotia in 1971. Continues to serve as a goodwill ambassador for Nova Scotia and all of Canada. Here's a coin with a ton of investment potential, to say nothing of cachet! It's huge (nearly 3 inches in diameter) and stuck in the purest silver. Refined anywhere in the world. The numismatic circulating coin theme is extremely popular, too!
Then there's that extremely low mintage limit - only 1,500! Don't let it sell out on you, get yours today! The Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of the technology create a stunning look on each coin. The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world.
This five troy ounce silver coin. Schooner design was created by Canadian artist Emanuel Hahn and first used on Canadian legal tender ten cent coinage in 1937. The date of issue and denomination also appear. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt.
The legend reads ELIZABETH II D. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God").
The coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a full color, custom cardboard box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. The item "Canada 2016 Big Coins Series #3 Bluenose Color 10 Cents 5 Oz Pure Silver Proof" is in sale since Wednesday, March 9, 2016.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.