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Why order this 2017 Canada Big Coin Series - 1967 Alex Colville Designs 5 oz. Silver Gilt Proof Silver dime
This Gilt Proof 2017 Canada 5 oz. Silver 10c Big Coin Series Alex Colville designs is the third coin in a series that marks Canada's 150th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Alex Colville's 1967 Canadian Centennial series. This coin was struck from .9999 fine silver at the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM), and is part of a limited mintage of just 2,150 pieces. It comes in the original packaging from the RCM, which is a Mint-branded clamshell.
Stunning mackerel design by Alex Colville
The obverse of the coin features the same Queen Elizabeth II portrait that appeared on the original series. It was the second effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian coinage and features the young queen wearing a gilt tiara. Rim inscriptions on either side of the image together read, "ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA" (Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen).
Alex Colville's reverse design bears a left-side profile of a mackerel. The narrow fish design is simple and horizontal. Inscriptions on this face include the face value of the coin, "10 CENTS," the country of issue, "CANADA," and the commemorative dates, "1867-2017."
Add this Gilt 2017 10c Canadian 5 oz. Silver Big Coin Series Alex Colville Designs Proof to your collection today.
This 2017 Canada Big Coin Series - Alex Colville Designs - Mackerel 5 oz Silver Gilt Proof 10c Coin GEM Proof OGP is proudly minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 as a branch of The Royal Mint.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.5162 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|