1/2 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Celebrating Canada's 150th Coin Series: Lighthouse at Peggy's Cove (2017)
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1/2 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Celebrating Canada's 150th Coin Series: Lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove (2017)

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1/2 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Celebrating Canada's 150th Coin Series: Lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove (2017)

$51.95 CAD
Mintage: 25,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only

Gorgeous image of Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia! Order yours today!

Hailed as one of the most photographed places on Earth, Peggy's Cove is renowned for its iconic lighthouse and weather-smoothed rocks. This coin features a reproduction of a photograph that delivers an unexpected view: a winter shoreline of ice-covered rocks with the famous lighthouse in the distance.

A beautiful addition to your Canadiana coin display! Order today!

Special features:
  • THIRD COIN IN A NEW MONTHLY 13-COIN SUBSCRIPTION! If you like this coin, you will most likely enjoy all the other coins in the subscription. Subscribe* today and you'll get a FREE collector case (ships with your first coin) plus a one-year subscription** to Canadian Geographic magazine.
  • CELEBRATES CANADA'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY! As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, embark on a cross-country collecting experience with a stunning series that showcases Canada's iconic flora, fauna, landscapes and landmarks!
  • BASED ON UNFORGETTABLE PHOTOGRAPHS! This collaborative series between the Royal Canadian Mint and Canadian Geographic magazine features striking designs based on unforgettable photographs from the bi-monthly publication.
  • 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

Design:

Based on a photograph by Canadian photographer Dale Wilson, the reverse offers a sea-level view of the rocky shoreline at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia. The sun's first rays appear in the horizon to the east, over the calm waters of the Atlantic Ocean; while its return adds a warming glow to the winter sky, the faint daylight illuminates the wave-battered rocks that line this inlet. The iconic Peggy's Cove Lighthouse is seen rising up toward the sky—a familiar landmark since its construction in 1915 (on the site of the previous 1868 light), and arguably is one of the world's most photographed lighthouses. The application of vibrant colour over engraving recreates the life-like qualities of the original photograph, including the golden hues of the sunrise in a setting that is otherwise dominated by dark blue and grey colours. The reverse also features the engraved word “CANADA” and the dates “1867-2017” to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Packaging:

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

Order your coin today!

* Credit card purchases only, charged upon shipment. After purchasing your first coin, you will automatically receive the subsequent coins when they are released. Coins may not be issued in the same order as listed herein. Subscription agreement may be cancelled at your request at any time with a phone call or written notice to the Royal Canadian Mint.

** Valid only with the Celebrating Canada's 150th subscription. Allow 6-8 weeks to receive your first issue.

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Specifications

  • No.154502
  • Mintage25,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishmatte proof
  • Weight (g) 15.87
  • Diameter (mm) 34
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value10 dollars
  • ArtistDale Wilson (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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