1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8,000 (2015)

1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8,000 (2015)

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1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8,000 (2015)

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$69.95 CAD
Mintage: 8,000
Canada and US only

A beautiful gift that celebrates Canada!

No other symbol strikes a deep, emotional chord for Canadians than the iconic maple leaf. It has become synonymous with a vast expanse of land, which is filled with stunning sights and places that are as diverse as the nearly 35 million people who call Canada “home.” Now, the Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the iconic maple leaf — and the rich diversity of all that it represents — with this finely detailed coin.

A beautiful gift for someone who enjoys Canada and the maple leaf. Order your coin today!

Special features:
•  This beautiful coin offers a creative portrait of an iconic Canada. It pays tribute to the maple leaf as a national icon and all that it represents–as depicted through the use of symbols that represent Canada and its different regions.
•  This stylized design has been enhanced with 5 different finishes that showcase the dynamic line work and interplay between each element that makes up the maple leaf.
•  This $10 coin is certified to be 99.99% pure silver, and features pure gold plating that enhances and highlights the design's intricate details.
•  Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

Design:
Your coin represents a map-like representation of Canada through the use of symbolism. The maple leaf's outline mimics Canada's geographical shape, stretching out to cover the far reaches of Canada. As though travelling from one coast to another, the Canadian Rocky Mountains and a white-tailed deer in the leaf's left-most point represent the rugged wilderness of the western provinces. Behind the deer, wheat symbolises the grain-growing Canadian prairies. The fishing industry and the Eastern provinces are represented in the right leaf point by a fish, a boat and the famed Peggy's Point Lighthouse. A partial map of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut — home to many of Canada's native peoples — dominates the leaf's middle point, while the Tower of Peace at the base symbolises the government and the tie that binds all Canadians together.

Did you know...
•  Nova Scotia's rocky shores feature hundreds of lighthouses–but none are as famous as The Peggy's Point Lighthouse! It is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world and it draws half a million visitors each year.
•  Canada is one of the largest wheat producers in the world. Wheat is the basis for many of our foods, but it's also an ingredient for other products including adhesives, cosmetics and even concrete!
•  The breathtaking Canadian Rocky Mountains (commonly known as the Rockies) offer some of the most famous and well-known mountain scenery. Nearly 50 of its peaks surpass the 3,350 metre-mark—in fact, Mount Robson's peak in British Columbia is the highest at 3,954 metres!

In his first design for the Royal Canadian Mint, Toronto-based artist Kwame Delfish has opted to look beyond the maple leaf as the sole representation of Canada. “The inspiration for my art comes to me as I go through life viewing the world–looking beyond what's directly in front of me.” His use of symbols for each region creates a unique portrait of Canada, and offers an interpretation of what the maple leaf represents when used as a national icon.

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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1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015)
 
4.7

(based on 88 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (71)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (79)
  • Great quality (61)
  • Unique (60)
  • One of A kind (53)
  • Good value (48)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Too small (5)

Best Uses

  • Gift (34)
  • Special occasion (30)
  • Holiday gift (15)
  • Gift for child (13)
  • Wedding gift (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (61), Budget shopper (22)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (70), Yes (15)

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5.0

Fascinating maple leaf.

By Zephyrtrainman.

from Edmonton, AB.

About Me Quality Driven

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Too Small

Best Uses

    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

    This coin depicts the attributes of this nation.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Slanted in depiction

    By almega

    from Courtenay BC Canada

    About Me Canadian Coins Collector, Quality Driven

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Unique

    Cons

    • Poor Personalization
    • Prairies Only Wheat
    • Too Much East Coast
    • Very East Coast Slanted
    • West Coast Has More Fish
    • West Coast More Boats
    • West Coast More Ligthouse
    • West Coast Shows Elk
    • West Side Mountains Only
    • What Is Elk Standing In

    Best Uses

    • Give To East Coaster

    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

    The coin depicts too much east coast references and very few prairie and west coast references. The symbols used on the east coast are now more pertinent on the west coast. by and large, a very prejudiced coin.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    2015 1/2 oz. $10 Celebrating Canada coin

    By donnie boy

    from Warrenton VA USA

    About Me Collector Of Us Ca, Quality Driven

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

        A great addition to my album for special encapsulated coins.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Awesome Coin!

        By kev

        from Vancouver, BC

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Personal Collection

          Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

          It's a great coin and it reflects on what Canada is!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada -

          By Chuck

          from St Catharines ON

          About Me Bargain Hunter

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Special Occasion
            • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

            Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

            I buy coins for my grandchildren and sets also so they can see how we progressed as a nation. The new Canada Rectangular Flag is a great example of a great coin. I was in Ottawa May 27 and 28 and spent time at the mint and saw it first hand, if you have never been there it is worth the visit Keep up the great work Canada Mint

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Present for my wife

            By Avenger7

            from Kamloops, BC

            About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift For Adult
              • Special Occasion
              • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

              Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

              This is a birthday present for my wife. She has a hard time providing me with suggestions so I like to come up with something unique and special from time to time. A limited edition, gold plated coin fit the bill nicely. It's special, just like her.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Great additions to my collection

              By Shorty

              from Montreal, Canada

              About Me Bargain Hunter

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Good Value
              • Great Quality
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Adult
                • Holiday Gift
                • Special Occasion
                • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

                Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                I love the total design of this product...Great detail..and design

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                A BEAUTIFUL CANADIAN COIN

                By With Love

                from Calgary, AB

                About Me Quality Driven

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • One Of A Kind

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Holiday Gift

                  Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                  A special coin to be given to the grandkids on Canada Day 2015 - perfect!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  This coin symbolizes Canada too a tea

                  By Mrs. G

                  from Sicamous, B.C. Canada

                  About Me Quality Driven

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift For Adult
                    • Special Occasion

                    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                    Love it, love it, love it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Love it I wish it was 1oz

                    By Chopper

                    from Vancouver

                    About Me Quality Driven

                    Pros

                    • Great Quality

                    Cons

                    • Too Small

                    Best Uses

                    • Part Of A Collections

                    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Gold-Plated Coin - Celebrating Canada - Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                    Just wish it was a 1 oz coin

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    Specifications

                    • No.141689
                    • Mintage8,000
                    • Composition99.99% pure silver
                    • Finishproof
                    • Weight (g) 15.87
                    • Diameter (mm) 34
                    • Edgeserrated
                    • Certificateserialized
                    • Face value10 dollars
                    • ArtistKwame Delfish (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)