Why should you purchase this 2017 Canada 1/2 oz. Colorized Proof Silver Dog Sledding Under the Northern Lights?
Struck by the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) and released in 2017, this coin features the exciting and much-loved activity of dog sledding. This long-held Canadian winter sport is depicted in brilliant color and fully captures the excitement of the tradition. Each coin is struck using 1/2 oz. of .9999 pure silver and with a low mintage of 15,000, this coin is sure to make an impression on any collection.
Featuring a lively team of sled dogs and their musher!
Depicted on the obverse is the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. An effigy of Her majesty has appeared on all legal tender Canadian coinage since her rise to the throne in 1953.
This brightly colorized design was created by artist Claudio D'Angelo and is impeccable in capturing the merriment and fulfillment these teams of dogs feel as their urged on by their musher.
Achieving the superb grade of Proof 70 Early Releases!
This coin grade within the first month of release by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and received the highest possible grade of Proof 70. This fine grade is used to describe a well-struck coin without any flaws or defects in design or strike. Included with the purchase is an MCM exclusive Canadian label.
Don't wait to make this lively team of sled dogs a part of your today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Finish:||Colorized Matte Proof|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Canada Label|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5516 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|