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2021 Canada Moments to Hold - The Snowbirds 1/4 oz Silver Modified Specimen $5 Coin GEM Specimen in its Original Government Packaging

2021 Canada Moments to Hold - The Snowbirds 1/4 oz Silver Modified Specimen $5 Coin GEM Specimen OGP
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Why add this Canadian Moments to Hold: The Snowbirds 2021 Silver GEM Specimen coin to your collection?

The Royal Canadian Mint's Moments to Hold series is dedicated to events that shaped the history of Canada. This release of the series is issued to mark the 50th Anniversary of The Snowbirds. Formed in 1971 to demonstrate the teamwork and skill of Canadian jet pilots, The Snowbirds are recognized worldwide for their intricate aerial acrobatics.

  • This third release of the 2021 Canadian Moments to Hold series is an homage to The Snowbirds.
  • The 27 mm diameter coin is struck from 1/4 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
  • The coin features a magnificently minted modified specimen finish, a stunning combination of mirrored design elements and satin-like backgrounds.
  • The coin will arrive as packaged by the Mint.
  • The coin is part of a 100,000 piece limited mintage.

Beautifully Detailed Commemorative Imagery

Obverse: Centered on the obverse is the likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, framed by a delicate beaded border, along with the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "D. G. REGINA" and "5 DOLLARS." The right facing portrait of the monarch was created in 2003 by acclaimed Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt.

Reverse: The reverse features the traditional aircraft of the Snowbirds, the Canadair CT-114 Tutor jet, in a dramatic view from below of their signature nine-plane Big Diamond formation. All of the team's awe-inspiring aerial maneuvers begin with this basic geometry. The background is adorned with a celebratory "50" over a stylized sky. Inscribed "SNOWBIRDS 50," with the anniversary dates "1971" and "2021."

Breathtaking GEM Specimen Coin

This 2021 Canada Moments to Hold: The Snowbirds 1/4 oz. Silver Specimen $5 Coin is offered by ModernCoinMart in GEM Specimen condition. Expect the coin to be superbly struck, featuring gorgeously finished surfaces and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is encapsulated and housed in an attractive themed folder which includes a brief history of the elite aerial ambassadors of Canada.

Make this exceptionally minted 2021 Canadian Moments to Hold 1/4 oz. Silver Specimen coin issued in honor of The Snowbirds a part of your collection today!



This 2021 Canada Moments to Hold - The Snowbirds 1/4 oz Silver Modified Specimen $5 Coin GEM Specimen 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:2021
Mint:Royal Canadian Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Specimen
Finish:Modified Specimen
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9999
Display Weight:1/4 oz
Weight in Grams:7.7759 g
Weight in Ounces:0.25 oz
Diameter:27 mm
Country:Canada
Legal Tender:Canada
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:100,000
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:The Snowbirds
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