This year’s affordable Silver Dollar 7-Coin Proof Set. Is the only way to get the full color silver dollar celebrating. The 150th anniversary of the laying of the Transatlantic Cable between Ireland (Great Britain) and Newfoundland by the huge steamship. (available only in this set). On July 27, 1866, a new era of global communications began as the huge steamship. Steamed into Hearts Content, Newfoundland, to complete a link that could relay messages quickly between the Old World and the New World. This pure silver proof dollar commemorates the 150th anniversary of that transatlantic telegraph cable, which revolutionized communications while transforming Newfoundland into an international hub of electric transmissions. All this makes the 2016 full color edition. Annual pure silver dollar. (found only in this set, and nowhere else) a must-have work of art for silver dollar collectors and lovers of all things nautical! So it’s understandable why we’re so excited to bring you this amazingly beautiful, amazingly affordable silver dollar depicting the monstrous steamship. Complete inside this luxurious, seven coin proof set! What a tremendous value! Think of this set as an affordably-priced, full color pure silver dollar – with a free, bonus proof set attached! Color Silver Dollar Note. This is the FIRST EVER Canadian proof set to feature a full color proof silver dollar! For this annual release – only 12,500! That’s an incredible 7,500 less than last year, and a whopping 17,500 less than in 2014! Compare that to the mintage of U. Proof sets some in the millions! We recommend not delaying, and believe that this silver dollar proof set will sell out. Like in the past few years. A quick sell out at the Mint is anticipated! Get The Annual Silver Dollar 7-Coin Proof Set – The Ultimate in Affordable Luxury! Scott Russell & Co. At Millwall on the River Thames, London. Her length of 692 feet (211 m) was only finally surpassed over 40 years later, in 1899, by the 705-foot (215 m) 17,274-gross-ton. While her gross tonnage of 18,915 was not surpassed until 1901 by the 701-foot (214 m) 21,035-gross-ton. With five funnels (later reduced to four), she was one of a very few vessels to ever sport that number. Brunel knew her affectionately as the “Great Babe”. He died in 1859, shortly after her ill-fated maiden voyage, during which she was damaged by an explosion. Finishing her life as a floating music hall in Liverpool, she was broken up in 1889. The tour-de-force design by Canadian marine. Artist Yves Bérubé features a starboard side view of. As the iron steamship triumphantly rests in the harbor of Hearts Content, Newfoundland after laying the first permanent transatlantic cable. Painstakingly engraved in exceptional detail. Easily dwarfs a local gaff-rigged fishing boat (known as a jack boat) off her bow, while her four funnels and six masts rise up to fill the upper portion of the field. In the background, the picturesque fishing village and the rolling hills that surround Trinity Bay are a welcome sight, signaling the end of one journey for the crew after spending weeks laying the transatlantic cable along the North Atlantic seabed. This historic cable linking Hearts Content to Valentia Island, Ireland, is illustrated on the map element in lower field. Fittingly, the cable itself is represented on the map. The annual Silver Dollar 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 multi-ply plated steel, including the five cent beaver. “Nickel”, brass-plated common loon. Dollar, and two dollar bimetallic polar bear. Every coin is struck with the Mint’s proof finish, with frosted cameo devices and dark, mirrored fields (or background). Each Proof Set also includes a commemorative pure silver. Proof dollar, enhanced with full color. This special color silver dollar is found only in this set, although we do have the unenhanced proof silver dollar. This year the mint has imposed a strict. Mintage limit of only 12,500 for the Annual Silver Dollar Proof Set, 7,500 less than last year and. 17,500 less than in 2014! In addition, this Silver Dollar Proof Set is the only way to get the full color. All collectors of Canadian dollar coins and all silver dollar collectors need this coin. These factors, combined with the premium packaging, make this set a great value! Technology Note – Color. 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. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a. The silver dollar in this proof set is 99.99% pure! The denomination and date are also indicated. 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, burgundy-leatherette book lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate with full specifications accompanies the set. 4 Dollars and 90 Cents. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. The item “Canada 2016 7 Coin Silver Dollar Proof Set Transatlantic Cable 150th Color $1″ is in sale since Wednesday, April 06, 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.