Why Buy This Proof 69 Ultra Cameo Early Releases 2016 Canada 125th Anniversary of Basketball Domed Silver Proof with an Exclusive Canada label?
The game of basketball was created in 1891, which makes 2016 the 125th anniversary of its creation. This coin marking the occasion was struck by the Royal Canadian Mint. It has a dome shape and a colorized design. It weighs 1 Troy oz. and is made of .9999 fine silver. Mintage of this coin will be limited. No more than 8,500 of them will be released.
Dome Shaped Basketball Design
Queen Elizabeth II can be found on the concave obverse. This design is the work of Susanna Blunt.
A colorized basketball makes up most of the design on the convex reverse. A pair of basketball players, which are silver, are pictured against the basketball.
NGC Proof 69 Ultra Cameo Early Releases with an Exclusive Canada Label
This coin has an exclusive label with the Canadian flag and Niagara Falls to show the grade it received from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). This specimen is almost perfect, which is why it received the grade of Proof 69. It was given the Ultra Cameo designation for its visual contrast and the Early Releases designation for being submitted within 30 days of its official release date.
Don't wait, order this NGC Proof 69 Ultra Cameo Early Releases 2016 Canada 125th Anniversary of Basketball domed silver proof for your collection while you can.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||30.75 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new domed commemorative coin, this time with a quality, colorized finish! This beautiful coin shows off the design of a basketball as it commemorates the 125-year-old sport. While this is not the first colorized domed coin ever made, it is certainly one of the highest quality seen!