1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin - Mintage: 8,500 (2017)
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75% SOLD! 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8,500 (2017)

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75% SOLD! 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8,500 (2017)

$161.95 CAD
Mintage: 8,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only
75% SOLD!

A MINT FIRST! A football-shaped coin—curved and convex! Order today!

Score big with this football inspired coin! It's curved and convex as if inflated and ready for play, complete with all the texture and standardized features of a modern Canadian football: leather panels, "night stripes" and laces that were once part of the manufacturing process but are now used to maximize grip. It's a touchdown!

A perfect gift to delight football fans everywhere! Order today!

Special features:
  • A MINT FIRST! Our first football-shaped curved coin in 99.99% pure silver!
  • CONVEX ON REVERSE SIDE! Your coin is also convex on the reverse for added dimension!
  • UNIQUE KEEPSAKE! Your coin showcases the latest, cutting-edge capabilities in minting and includes a remarkable level of texture and detail.
  • ORIGINAL PIECE OF SPORTS MEMORABILIA! Your coin is an upscale and original piece of sports memorabilia that sports fans everywhere will cherish.
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 8,500 coins will be made available worldwide. A limited and highly collectible keepsake that celebrates one of North America's most popular sports!
  • ONE-OUNCE 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin is GST/HST exempt!

Design:

Royal Canadian Mint engravers have meticulously crafted a football that comes alive in your coin's unique shape and convex reverse. While there are minor differences in the specifications for the footballs used by the various football leagues in North America, this design showcases all the standardized features of a modern Canadian football: the leather panels, "night stripes," and laces that were once part of the manufacturing process but are now used to maximize grip.

Theories abound how the football got its distinctive shape, but one thing's for sure, it's not the result of deliberate design, it just evolved that way. One theory suggests the first footballs some 170 years ago simply took on the shape of the pig's bladder from which they were made. Even when the switch was made to cowhide and rubber, early footballs were difficult to inflate and were consistently lopsided. This warped shape proved to be a lot easier to carry and throw, and when players began using the forward pass in the early 1900's, the football was deliberately designed into the elongated shape we see today.

Packaging:

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

Order your coin today!

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1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017)
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (10)
  • One of A kind (9)
  • Attractive (8)
  • Great quality (6)
  • Authentic (3)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Gift (6)
  • Gift for child (4)
  • Holiday gift (4)
  • Special occasion (4)
  • Adults (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Collector (6), Quality driven (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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4.0

Great item.

By Football parent

from Paris,Ontario

About Me Collector, Education Oriented, Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children, Working Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Gift item text entered not received item text

Best Uses

  • Adults
  • Hobby
  • Memorabilia
  • Older Children

Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

Received nothing back with text information entered. Was a gift.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

perfect

By mike

from hampton va

About Me Collector

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • a sight to behold!!!!!!!!
  • Authentic
  • Detailed
  • Displays Well
  • Mint Condition
  • Rare

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Hobby
    • Lifetime
    • Memorabilia
    • Older Children
    • Teens

    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

    just as good as the US Mint baseball...

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great piece

    By Steve

    from Chicago, Il

    About Me Collector, Grandparent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Hobby
      • Lifetime
      • Memorabilia
      • Older Children

      Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

      One of the best coin designs

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Unique and attractive.

      By KT

      from Connecticut

      About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Great Quality
      • One Of A Kind
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift For Adult
        • Gift For Child

        Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

        This coin is attractive and unique.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Nice but not colored as advertised

        By Floyda

        from Vancouver, WA

        About Me Collector

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • One Of A Kind
        • Unique

        Cons

        • Not brown colored as shown on web site

        Best Uses

          Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

          If it had been painted brown the detail would have shown better.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great adittion to my extensive CFL ffootball collection!!!

          By Dubbis

          from Regina, SK.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Good Value
          • Great Quality
          • One Of A Kind
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Great conversation piece

            Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

            Looks great on display!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Nice, would buy again.

            By Barbie

            from Vancouver BC

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Good Value
            • Great Quality
            • One Of A Kind
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift For Adult
              • Gift For Child
              • Holiday Gift
              • Special Occasion

              Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

              Great gift. Would buy again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great sport item

              By Donnie

              from CedarPoint, OHIO

              About Me Quality Driven

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Quality
              • One Of A Kind
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Adult

                Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

                Coin for football lovers everywhere. Also, great for collectors. Highly respect the workmanship required to do a coin of this type. Beautiful!!! Well done.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                beautiful unique coin

                By grc

                from california

                About Me Quality Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Great Quality
                • One Of A Kind
                • Unique

                Cons

                • Expensive

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Adult
                • Holiday Gift
                • Special Occasion

                Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

                great quality workmanship

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Inflated or deflated

                By One eye

                from South dakota, usa

                About Me Quality Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift For Adult
                  • Gift For Child
                  • Holiday Gift
                  • Special Occasion

                  Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Football-Shaped and Curved Coin – Mintage: 8500 (2017):

                  Very unique use for a ounce of silver

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  • Q:

                    Is the coin certified? Does it come in any protective case?
                    Asked on 11/28/2016 by Bob from Illinois

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, the coin is certified, encapsulated and comes in a protective clamshell.

                      Answered on 11/29/2016 by Yudi (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    IS THIS COIN PAINTED THE COLOR OF A FOOTBALL OR IS IT THE ORIGINAL SILVER COLOR.
                    Asked on 11/23/2016 by sully from regina sask.

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      There is no paint on this coin; it comes in the original silver proof finish.

                      Answered on 11/24/2016 by Yudi (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    I'm not sure I understand . Is this coin , if resold only worth twenty-five dollars ? Is it actual Canadian currency ?
                    Asked on 11/1/2016 by ojam from Belleville , Ontario

                    2 answers

                    • A:

                      The difference between a coin and a medal is that a coin is actual currency so it must have some denomination with it such as a penny, nickel, dime, quarter does in the USA and coins can be spent unlike medals but the mints make 50 dollar or hundred dollar gold pieces/ coins containing 1/2 to an ounce of gold which is worth far more than the denomination of 50 to a hundred dollars so although it could be spent as a hundred dollars, it would be very silly to do that but since there are no 15 hundred dollar coins in currencies, some denomination has to be designated for it to be legal tender or a coin. If someone has such coins and wanted to sell them, ebay or other such sites would be a good place to start or check the current selling prices of such. Hope this helps someone. If interested in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin but a new 2.0 version figure out my contact info!

                      Answered on 11/12/2016 by tony in gulfport at g mail from the beautiful gulf coast of Mississippi
                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      It is indeed actual Canadian currency. Unlike circulation coin whose face value equals "price", collector coin with limited mintage such as this one typically has face value that is lower than the coin price. When reselling, collector would normally rely on the coin's worth beyond its face value; this includes the precious metal value, craftsmanship, technology, increasing overall value thanks to rarity, etc.

                      Answered on 11/2/2016 by Yudi (Product Team) from Ottawa
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                  Specifications

                  • No.155469
                  • Mintage8,500
                  • Composition99.99% pure silver
                  • Finishproof
                  • Weight (g) 31.66
                  • Diameter (mm) 48 mm x 30.33 mm
                  • Edgeplain
                  • Certificateserialized
                  • Face value25 dollars
                  • ArtistRCM engravers (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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