Why purchase this First Day of Issue Proof 70 1 oz. Silver 2017 Canada Football-Shaped coin?
In honor of the famous American sport football, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) with ModernCoinMart (MCM) has struck a coin that is a numismatic first – a football-shaped coin! This historic coin was created with the finest skill and the highest quality by the branch of the Royal Canadian Mint located in Ottawa. It is struck not only into the outline of football, but also domed in order to capture in 3D the beauty of a “pigskin.” Act fast to secure these coins from ModernCoinMart (MCM), exclusive distributor of these football shaped coins.
What is the design of this football-shaped coin?
The reverse of this incredible coin provides a very realistic and detailed depiction of an American football. From the detailed leather texture on the surface, to the fine stitching along the top, anyone who has held a football can clearly see that this design is a masterwork. The inscription “2017” arcs across the bottom and “25 DOLLARS” curves across the top.
The obverse of the coin depicts, in the bottom of this convex side, the famous depiction of Queen Elizabeth II created by Susanna Blunt. This effigy is encircled by the inscriptions “CANADA,” “ELIZABETH II,” and “D. G. REGINA.”
NGC Graded Proof 70 First Day of Issue
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this football-shaped coin on its very first day of issue, earning it the designation. It received the highest grade available, Proof 70, which means the coins was struck without any imperfections by the Royal Canadian Mint.
Score a touchdown for your collection by securing these coins from MCM today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Diameter:||48 x 30.33 mm|
|Shape:||Curved and Convex|
2016 had some exciting releases. Take a look back at the biggest numismatic releases of the year, and see if there is anything you might still be interested in adding to your collection!
The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) and ModernCoinMart (MCM) have collaborated to present a stunning football commemorative! The first football-shaped coin in the world, this is an ideal choice for fans of the game. Find out more about this exciting Canadian release, and where you can purchase it!
In a world full of coins, there is not much difference in their overall shape. Despite various sizes and metal content, the shape of the coin is nearly always round and thin. There are, however, a few very unique coins struck by various Mints around the world that break these conformities. From domed coins to volcano shaped coins, you will be surprised the examples ModernCoinMart has to offer!