Last updated on June 7th, 2018 at 12:51 pm
Last Updated on June 7, 2018 Posted by Colonial Acres Coins
Taking pride in one’s history is one of the rare things that cannot be exaggerated. 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the great nation of Canada and it makes perfect sense to mark the occasion in every way possible. Numerous Canada 150 coins already exist in circulation and as collector items. However, there is always room for one more, and this particular Royal Canadian Mint coin was well worth the wait. Feast your eyes on the 5 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Canadian Icons.
How Does This Royal Canadian Mint Coin Capture The Spirit Of Canada?
On this special anniversary year, there are many classic images that define the nation of Canada. Take, for instance, the inukshuk that reflects the spirit of the North, or the maritime emblems of Canada, or even the mountains located in the Western part of the country. This coin from the Royal Canadian Mint brings all of these images together in an inspirational collage of red-coloured icons that together form the most Canadian symbol of all: the maple leaf. It is part of the “Hold the Moment” collection which celebrates 150 years of Canadian history and perseverance.
Does The 5 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Canadian Icons Have Special Features?
Indeed it does. Some of them are as follows:
- GST/HST Exempt. Your beautiful 5 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Canadian Icons is GST/HST exempt;
- Made from pure silver. Your coin is crafted from a whopping 5 ounces of 99.99% pure silver;
- Special mark. Your coin also represents a special celebration of the year 2017 with its official Canada 150 privy mark;
- Double-dated. It includes the commemorative “1867-2017” dates;
- Low mintage. Your coin is limited to 1,500 units worldwide;
- Boasts a certificate. Your coin also includes a serialized RCM certificate of authenticity.
What About The Design?
This coin of the Royal Canadian Mint features a design by artist Tami Maynard. It incorporates classic images that broadly define what it means to be Canadian in order to present a symbolic homage to Canada. The engraved icons represent an idea or theme that has to do with Canada. Through the use of red paint, these icons, ideas and notions all come together to form the recognizable shape of a widely famous Canadian symbol that is the maple leaf.
Whether you’re considering acquiring this unique Royal Canadian Mint coin to add to your collection or you’re planning on gifting it to someone special, rest assured that it is a valuable and one-of-a-kind item to possess either way. If you are also interested in other, equally unique and valuable coins, be sure to pay a visit to Colonial Acres Coins and their vaults, which offer something for rookies and seasoned pros alike.