This Full Color 7-Coin Proof Set is struck completely in 99.99% pure silver and features a silver dollar sized Mint Medallion (available only in this set). To mark 110 years since the founding of the Ottawa Mint! Mintage just 7,000 – and the first time the classic designs of Canadian coinage have ever been issued in this size in full color! 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-color versions of Canadian circulation coinage and a stunning commemorative medallion! A Luxurious Set with Several Bonuses! – Yes, the nickel, loonie and toonie are all struck in pure silver! – In fact, all the coins in this set are struck in pure silver – all of them! Yes, the Classic Colorized Coinage. Proof Set sports a cover of genuine, black leather! The Commemorative Mint Medallion. Happy 110th birthday to the Royal Canadian Mint! The 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! In addition, its the same size (36.07 mm diameter) and weight (23.17 g) as a standard Canadian commemorative silver dollar. What’s more, the mint medallion features a special finish: proof on the reverse, reverse proof on the obverse, to highlight the features of each building! The 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. The annual Silver Proof Set includes a full-proof-finish example of each and every one of the circulation coins of Canada, each of which features a design of national importance, including: Five Cent Beaver Nickel Ten Cent Bluenose Schooner Dime Twenty-Five Cent Caribou Quarter Fifty Cent Coat of Arms Half Dollar One Dollar Common Loon “Loonie” Two Dollar Bi-Metal Polar Bear “Toonie” All of these coins above are minted in. 9999 fine, pure silver, including the five cent beaver “nickel”, gold-plated common loon dollar, and two dollar bimetallic polar bear “toonie”. None of these three coins were ever issued for circulation in silver! Every coin is struck with the Mint’s proof finish, with frosted cameo devices and dark, mirrored fields (or background) – and, for the first time, each is struck with full color! Technology Note – Color. This pure silver proof features the Royal Canadian Mints patented colorization technology. The RCM 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, full-color portrait on each coin. Technology Note – Purity. The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a. All coins in this 7-coin silver proof set are 99.99% pure! Classic Canadian circulating coinage designs in full color! The reverse of each coin features Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in profile facing right. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II D. REGINA (“Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God”) also appears. The coins are sealed a sturdy plastic lens, elegantly presented inside a large, genuine black leather book lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate with full specifications accompanies the set. 3 Dollars and 90 Cents. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. Royal Canadian Mint Engravers. Please see specifications box above. The item “Canada 2018 Classic Canadian Coinage 7-Coin Mint Medallion Pure Silver Proof Set” is in sale since Monday, January 7, 2019. 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.
- Year: 2018
- Strike Type: Proof with Full Color
- Composition: Pure Silver
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Certification: New in Mint Packaging OGP + CoA
- Type: 7-Coin Proof Set