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Why purchase this 2017 Canada Alex Colville Design Gilded 5 oz. Silver Proof Nickel?
In 1967, in celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of Canada, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) released commemorative issues of circulating coinage designed by Alex Colville, 20th century Canadian artist. For Canada's 150th Anniversary, the RCM has re-issued Colville's impressive designs enhanced with gold plating. This exceptional 65.25 mm diameter proof is from 5 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, limited to a mintage of only 2,150 coins.
1967 Canadian Centennial 5-Cent Coin design
Gilded and portrayed in mid-leap to the left, Alex Colville's incredibly detailed rabbit appears on the reverse, surrounded by a beaded border, gilded edge, and the inscriptions "5 CENTS" and "CANADA," with the commemorative dates "1867-2017."
The obverse is adorned with the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II which was minted on the original Canadian Centennial release, designed by Arnold Machin. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."
Gorgeous Proof 69 with an exclusive Canada label
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded this 2017 Canada Big Coin Series: Alex Colville Designs: 5-Cent Rabbit 5 oz. Gilt Silver proof a virtually flawless Proof 69. The beautifully struck proof is presented in a protective holder bearing the NGC designation of Early Releases on its exclusive Canada label, indicating that this coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release.
Don't miss your chance to add this low mintage 5 oz. Gilded Big Coin featuring the re-issue Alex Colville's 1967 5-Cent Rabbit design to your collection!
This 2017 Canada Big Coin Series - Alex Colville Designs - Rabbit 5 oz Silver Gilt Proof 5c Coin NGC PF69 ER Exclusive Canada Label 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|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Canada Label|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.5162 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|