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As long as there have been people on Earth, there have been explorers—pioneering individuals with one eye trained on the horizon, eager to know what lies
beyond and always ready to break a new trail towards the future. But their adventure never ends, because every destination inspires another.
Exploration—that irrepressible spirit of discovery—fuels the life and passion of individuals. It drives the evolution of their community, and ultimately shapes the future of their nation.
A fabulous keepsake that will be cherished by history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone with a passion for Canada's storied past. Order yours today!
• First coin in this exciting new series of 10 coins showcasing Canadian exploration and history.
• Celebrate one of the most enduring icons of Canadian history with this 99.99% pure silver coin that captures the thrilling adventure of The Voyageurs life in exhilarating detail.
• Also available as a 10-coin subscription, which includes a FREE display box. Coins will be launched monthly from June 2014 to April 2015.
• Your coin is GST/HST exempt with a limited worldwide mintage.
Your coin depicts an energizing design of five men shooting the rapids aboard a birch bark canoe that typified the fur trade. The Native oarsman at the helm represents the inter-cultural alliances that were critical to the fur trade's success, and the diverse manner of dress among the men illustrates the extent to which The Voyageurs adopted Native ways of life. The treacherous waterway with its rocky outcrops is characteristic of the dangerous terrain The Voyageurs had to navigate; just one of many perils that were ever-present in the wilderness.
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell box with custom beauty box.
Order your coin today!