2018 5-OUNCE FINE SILVER COIN BIG COIN SERIES: DOLLAR. STRICT LIMIT OF 1 PER CUSTOMER. Our popular Big Coin Series is back for 2018! Celebrate the history and artistry of Canadian coinage with this special series of fine silver circulation coins featuring selective rose gold plating. Includes two new designs: a unique Voyageur Dollar and an extra-special seventh cointhe Penny! This stunning selective rose gold plated 99.99% pure silver coin reproduces in large format the Voyageur Dollar designed by renowned sculptor Emanuel Hahn and first issued in 1935. This 99.99% pure silver 1-Dollar coin has a diameter of 65 millimetres and a metal weight of 157.6 grams. Its reverse features Emanuel Hahns iconic Voyageur image, present on Canadian silver dollars from 1935 to 1986. A canoe carries a European voyageur paddling at the stern and a First Nations man paddling at the bow. Between them are bundles of wrapped furs. The bundle closest to the bow is marked with the initials’HB’ for Hudsons Bay Company. In the background, two wind-swept pines rise from the centre of a smooth, semi-circular island. Stylized vertical rays representing the northern lights cross the sky. On the reverse the engraved elements, including the canoe, travellers, and pines are gold-plated. The reverse is engraved with the words’CANADA’ and’DOLLAR’ and the date’2018′. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Her Majestys portrait is gold-plated. Special selective rose gold plating technique allows the coins engraved elements to shine, adding visual interest to the iconic design. Part of the Royal Canadian Mints exciting 7-coin series of 5-ounce pure silver versions of current and historical Canadian circulation coinage. Exceptionally low mintage of only 1,500 coins means that this piece is sure to be sought after by collectors around the world. Previous issues of this popular series regularly sell out. Drawing its inspiration from Canadian minting, each coin in the series makes an exquisite gift, an inspiring introduction to collecting, or an important addition for any collector interested in Canadian subjects, Canadian and international circulation coinage, or minting history. Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Weight (g): 157.6. Diameter (mm): 65.25. Packaging: Maroon clamshell with graphic beauty box. Finished size: 117 mm x 96 mm. LAUNCH DATE: September 5, 2017. ADVERTISING DATE: September 5, 2017. The item “2018 5oz’Voyageur Big Coin Series’ Proof $1 Silver Coin. 9999 Fine(18253)(NT)” is in sale since Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “gatewestcoins” and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada