2018 – Canadian Circulation Collection – Pure Silver Coloured 6-Coin Set with Medallion. Canada’s circulation coins recount our unique history, stunning landscapes, and national pride. This story is intrinsically linked to the history of the Royal Canadian Mint itself. As the Mint celebrates its 110th anniversary, we’re releasing this first-of-its kind set, featuring full-colour versions of Canadian circulation coinage and a stunning commemorative medallion! A seriously must-have 2018 Canadian circulation 99.99% pure silver 6-coin set with medallion! A REALLY COOL FIRST! This is the first time Canada’s iconic circulation coin designs have been included in a colourised collectionat standard sizes! HAPPY 110-YEAR ANNIVERSARY TO THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT! Your included medallion features detailed depictions of the Royal Canadian Mint buildings in Ottawa and Winnipeg, marking 110 years since the opening of Canada’s own mint in Ottawa! AND YOUR MEDALLION IS SPECIAL TOO! Your medallion features a special finish; proof on the reverse, reverse proof on the obverse! STUNNING MIRROR PROOF FINISH! Every 99.99% pure silver coin in your set features a stunning mirror proof finish, highlighting their colourful designs! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coin sets. In addition, each coin specification is clearly listed in your official certificate of authenticity. 99.99% PURE SILVER! Your coins AND medallion are crafted from 99.99% pure silver! LOW WORLDWIDE MINTAGE: Only 7,000 coin sets will be made available worldwide. GST/HST EXEMPT: Your 6-coin set is GST/HST exempt. Your medallion features designs by Kristin McPherson. Its reverse shows the turreted façade of the Ottawa branch of the Royal Canadian Mint, as viewed from beyond its wrought iron security fence, while the obverse features the iconic silhouette of the Winnipeg branch. 99.99% pure silver coin designs. Polar Bear: Canada’s two-dollar coin, launched in 1996, features a polar bear, one of the world’s largest terrestrial carnivores which can weigh up to 650 kilograms. It lives near the cold seas and frozen ice of Canada’s far-north. Common Loon: Launched in 1987, the reverse of the one-dollar coin represents a common loon swimming against the rugged backdrop of the Canadian Shield. The loon’s haunting calls are one the quintessential sound of the Canadian wilderness in summer. Canada’s Coat of Arms: The Canadian Coat of Arms, proclaimed in 1921 and modified in 1996, reminds Canadians of our diverse heritage. It features images from France (the fleur-de-lis), England (the three royal lions and rose), Scotland (a lion and thistle) and Ireland (the Irish harp and shamrock). Caribou: An enduring symbol of the Canadian north, the majestically-antlered caribou has remained a Canadian icon since first appearing on the twenty-five-cent piece in 1937. In 1921, Atlantic Canadians built one of the finest racing and fishing vessels in Canadian history, the. Beaver: The beaver is Canada’s national animal. Highly sought after for its rich fur in the 17th and 18th centuries, it was the mainstay of the colonial economy for centuries. Today, the beaver is revered as a symbol of hard work and perseverance. Starting in 1902, the Ottawa Mint building project suffered a few setbacks that delayed its opening several times. One such setback: the architects forgot to include a security fence in the design! The Mint’s dedicated circulation coin manufacturing facility, now located in Winnipeg, was originally slated for Ottawa. The Winnipeg mint opened in 1976. In 1931, the Royal Mint in Ottawa was transferred to the Canadian government, becoming the Royal Canadian Mint. The Mint began re-designing circulation coinage shortly thereafter. The Mint’s high-speed plant in Winnipeg strikes more than one billion circulation coins each year. Its presses can strike up to 750coins per second! Fine silver collector versions of Canada’s circulation coins are struck in Ottawa. Your set of Canadian coinage and medallion are safely enclosed in a leather-style book packaging that provides an elegant presentation time and time again, whether you’re proudly showcasing or repeatedly admiring this treasured addition to your collection! 99.99 % pure silver. Proof (reverse), reverse proof (obverse). Kristin McPherson (reverse and obverse). 99.99% pure silver with gold-plated inner core. (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). 99.99% pure silver, gold plated. 99.99% pure silver. I do leave feedback for everyone. The item “2018 Canadian Classic Colourised Proof Pure Silver 6 Coins + Medallion Set” is in sale since Thursday, August 2, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “coins.4.fun” and is located in Richmond Hill, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: Canada
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Certification: Uncertified
- Grade: Ungraded
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated