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The Grey Cup® game, the championship of Canadian professional football, is the country’s single largest annual sporting event, attended by thousands and watched by millions every year. We are proud to commemorate the truly Canadian icon that is the Grey Cup with a limited edition proof silver dollar.
When the Right Honourable Albert Henry George Grey, the 4th Earl Grey, became Canada’s 9th Governor General, wanted to leave a mark on the country’s sporting landscape, he donated a namesake trophy, Lord Grey’s silver chalice, to Canada’s Rugby Football Championship, the precursor of the Canadian Football League™(CFL).
This silver dollar is an ideal gift for someone you know who is a fan of the CFL as they will enjoy and admire the coin for years!
• Your coin celebrates the 100th Grey Cup game that will be played in Toronto in 2012.
• An opportunity to own a proof silver dollar commemorating an event that only happens once every 100 years!
• Features a depiction of the one of the greatest moments for the Grey Cup Champions - a close up of the actual inscription that appears on the Cup itself
• GST/HST exempt.
• Crafted in fine silver (99.99% pure).
• Limited to 10,000 coins worldwide.
Designed by Bensimon Byrne, your coin features a stylized image of the Grey Cup Trophy mounted on its large base, set against a detail from the engraved text on the face of the Grey Cup. Embossed against this background is the number “100” in celebration of the 100th Grey Cup Game, the words “Grey Cup/Coupe Grey,” the face value, “Canada Dollar” and the year, “2012.”
Coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell case lined with black flock and protected by a custom beauty box.
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