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Why add this flawless 2017 Canada Antiqued Silver Proof celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Peace Tower Clock to your collection?
July 1, 2017 marks the 90th Anniversary of Canada's iconic Peace Tower Clock located on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. To commemorate the milestone, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has released a limited mintage of 1,200 Antiqued Silver Proofs struck from 5 oz. Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver. Each of the remarkable 65.25mm diameter proofs is adorned with two replica clock gears crafted from genuine, naturally weathered copper, originally part of the roofing of the Parliament Hill buildings!
Faithfully reproduced Peace Tower Clock Image
The reverse, created by Canadian artist Calder Moore, features a beautifully detailed replication of one of the Peace Tower Clock faces, enhanced with a hand-applied antique finish and movable copper gears. Inscribed "CANADA," "50 DOLLARS" and "2017."
The obverse depicts the profile image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt, inscribed with "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."
Perfect Proof 70 with Early Releases exclusive Canada label
This flawless 2017 Canada $50 Peace Tower Clock 90th Anniversary 5 oz. Silver Proof is graded Proof 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The gorgeous, perfectly struck antiqued proof was submitted for grading within the first thirty days of release, indicated by the NGC Early Releases exclusive Canada Label.
Collectors will appreciate the artistry of this Silver Proof accented with oxidized copper that originally clad the roofs of the Parliament Buildings! Don't wait, purchase yours from MCM now!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Canada Label|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Peace Tower Clock With Copper Gears|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Calder Moore|