1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8,500 (2015)
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1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8,500 (2015)

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1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8,500 (2015)

$114.95 CAD
Mintage: 8,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only

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Tom Thomson (1877–1917) looms large in Canadian art history. He is celebrated as one of Canada's most influential and popular artists of the early 20th century. Nature was his constant muse, and Thomson infused his art with a vibrant spirit and dynamism. He encouraged other fellow artists to join him in capturing the beauty of Canada's rugged landscape on canvas—a profound source of inspiration that ultimately led to the formation of the famed Group of Seven.

Through distinctive brush strokes and bold colours, the oil paintings of Canadian artist Tom Thomson transformed how Canada's northern landscape was perceived at home and abroad. The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates one of Canada's most influential artists of the early twentieth century by recreating details from this famous painting Spring Ice (1916).

A magnificent gift or collectible item for art appreciators! Hurry and order yours today!

Special features:
  • This is only the second time that Thomson's artwork is featured on a coin, and a rare opportunity to own expertly engraved renditions of well-known Thomson paintings.
  • Each brushstroke from the painting has been recreated through expert engraving, which exemplifies the Royal Canadian Mint engravers' extraordinary level of precision and craftsmanship.
  • A wonderful and valuable addition to any nature-, Canadian art- or history-themed collection.
  • Your coin is GST/HST exempt and has a limited worldwide mintage.

About the Design:
This coin offers an engraved recreation of Tom Thomson's landscape paintings: a one-ounce 99.99% pure silver coin featuring Spring Ice (1916). These smaller-scale renditions boast an astonishing amount of detail. Precision engraving masterfully recreates every brushstroke from the original canvases, with beautiful detailing and raised elements that recapture the depth and subtleties of Thomson's work: the crispness of a spring day in the wilderness lends itself well to the silver coin, with leafless trees set against the open water that still carries some icy evidence of winter on its surface.

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a standard beauty box.

Order your coin today!

Tom Thomson, Spring Ice (1916)
Photo © National Gallery of Canada

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1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015)
 
4.9

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Pros

  • Detailed (8)
  • Mint condition (6)
  • Displays well (5)
  • Authentic (4)

Cons

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  • Adults (3)
  • Hobby (3)
  • Memorabilia (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Collector (3), Grandparent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Canadian Art by the Royal Canadian Mint.

By New Coin collector

from Mississauga Canada

About Me Working Parent

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  • Authentic
  • Detailed
  • Mint Condition

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    Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

    New to coin collecting. Love Canadian Art.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great coin

    By Ian

    from Toronto

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      Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

      Classical true Canadian art

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Milo

      from For Macmurray

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          Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

          stunning piece well crafted perfect for displaying

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          • No
           
          5.0

          Beautiful and intricate

          By Naturephotog

          from Westerose, AB

          About Me Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children

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          • Authentic
          • Detailed
          • Displays Well
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          • Rare

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            Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

            This is a wonderful way to pay homage to one of Canada's finest artists.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            very nice peice

            By Milo

            from For Macmurray

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                Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

                very nicely crafted good job

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                I would buy more coins

                By Don't have a nickname

                from British Columbia, Canada

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                  Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

                  Makes the best gift as their value increases with age!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916)

                  By jan.roy

                  from Gooderham, Ontario

                  About Me Collector, Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children

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                  Pros

                  • Authentic
                  • Detailed
                  • Displays Well
                  • Mint Condition
                  • Rare

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                    • Lifetime
                    • Memorabilia

                    Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

                    Such a stunning detailed coin from the works of Tom Thompson, a real Canadian piece of art. Of all the Group of Seven artists, Tom Thompson is my favorite. I was just thrilled to have be able to have gotten this coin.
                    The attention to detail is awesome in this coin.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    A sample of our artists.

                    By Spike

                    from Montreal Que.

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                      Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin – Tom Thomson: Spring Ice (1916) – Mintage: 8500 (2015):

                      Amazing that they can reproduce such details on a small coin. Collector piece.

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                      • No

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                      Specifications

                      • No.150535
                      • Mintage8,500
                      • Composition99.99% pure silver
                      • Finishproof with gold plating
                      • Weight (g) 31.39
                      • Diameter (mm) 38
                      • Edgeserrated
                      • Certificateserialized
                      • Face value20 dollars
                      • ArtistTom Thomson (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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