Comes in genuine leather, book-style packaging that provides an elegant way to proudly showcase these coins together! 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.
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. 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.
99.99% pure silver coin with gold plating. 99.99% pure silver coin. Composition 99.99% pure silver with gold plating.Artist Thomas Shingles (reverse), Arnold Machin (obverse). Composition 99.99% pure silver. Artist Alex Colville (reverse), Arnold Machin (obverse). Your set includes a numbered certificate with detailed coin specificationsyour proof of ownership for this low mintage premium proof set and evidence that each coin has been individually inspected by our resident quality assurance specialists. Your pure silver proof set comes in an elegant genuine leather book-style packaging that complements your beautiful coins. The 2017 pure silver proof set is a unique opportunity to own a selectively enhanced proof dollar alongside Canada's circulation coins designed by Canadian artist Alex Colville, which will not be placed in circulation. Order your pure silver coin set today! Artist Alex Colville and Thomas Shingles. Packaging genuine leather book-style packaging. Finished size 190 mm x 125 mm.
The item "Canada 2017 COMMEMORATIVE SILVER PROOF SET'1967 CENTENNIAL COINS' Item 154940" is in sale since Saturday, November 4, 2017. This item is in the category "Monnaie\Pièces - Canada\Commémoratif". The seller is "alex_pokolodniy" and is located in Verdun, QC. This item can be shipped worldwide.