Why purchase this 2017 Canadian Pacific Salmon Gold Plated Silver Proof?
The Pacific Salmon, found in the ocean off Canada's Pacific coast, is featured on the second release of the Royal Canadian Mint's extraordinary selectively gold plated From Sea to Sea to Sea series. Struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, mintage of the 38 mm diameter proof is limited to 7,500 coins.
Beautiful Engraved Details Enhanced by Stunning Gold Plating
The gilded image of a pair of Pacific Salmon adorns the reverse, designed by Canadian artist Tony Bianco, depicted in dramatic high contrast against the silver engraved background portraying the pebbled ocean floor, sea grass and tiny fish. Inscribed "CANADA" above.
Created by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt, the gilded obverse effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is surrounded by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "2017," "D.G. REGINA" and "20 DOLLARS."
Proof 69 Early Releases with Exclusive Canada Label
This 2017 Canada From Sea to Sea to Sea series 1 oz. Silver Gilt Proof featuring the Pacific Salmon is graded a virtually perfect Proof 69 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The $20 coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release, as confirmed by the Early Releases designation on the MCM exclusive Canada design label. The gorgeous gilded coin exhibits exceptional quality and contrast between the multiple finishes, earning it the further certification of UC, Ultra Cameo.
This impressively graded Gold Plated Silver Proof featuring the Pacific Salmon will make a sensational addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Canada Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Pacific Salmon in Stream|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Tony Bianco|