The Canadian Coin Collection - Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin - Mintage: 500 (2017)
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The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017)

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$2,499.95 CAD
Mintage: 500
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YOU'VE NEVER OWNED ANYTHING QUITE LIKE IT! Order now before they're all gone!

On July 1, 2017, Canada will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation—our nation's 150th birthday! To commemorate this very special occasion, we have created a truly unique coin that could only be designed by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Applying cutting-edge ultra high relief technology to a kilogram format coin, this is our first coin to feature true-to-size recreations of circulation coin reverses and obverses from the last 150 years. Each coin featured on the reverse was specially selected to highlight key moments in Canada's history since Confederation, from the effigies of the various Kings and Queens who have reigned over our constitutional monarchy to the moments that have pressed us toward the modern era.

Featuring approximately 35 obverse and reverse images from previous and current circulation coinage, this amazing large-format coin makes the ideal canvas of purest silver. From the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote to the Victory Nickel of the Second World War, from the War of 1812 to the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag, and from the Canadian Arctic Expedition to the Canadian Centennial, this amazing coin takes us on a journey through Canada's most memorable moments. Its stunning antique finish lends even more depth, detail, and patina to a design we guarantee you've never seen before.

An amazing coin for the Canadian circulation coin collector! Order today!

Special features:
  • TAKE A 150-YEAR JOURNEY THROUGH CANADIAN CIRCULATION COINAGE —ALL ON A SINGLE COIN! This amazing ultra-high relief coin whose diameter spans a whopping 102.1 millimetres reproduces important circulation reverses and obverses in their original diameters!
  • ULTRA-HIGH RELIEF! The lofty 4.4-millimetre relief height raises this coin high above the standard 1.2-millimetre height for a one-kilogram coin!
  • STUNNING ANTIQUE FINISH! The antique finish lends extraordinary depth, detail, and patina to a collection spanning from the Georgian era to today's circulation designs!
  • BEAUTIFUL DISPLAY CASE! Your coin is packaged in a beautiful wood collector's case with a black beauty box.
  • LIMITED MINTAGE! Limited mintage worldwide of just 500 coins.
  • ONE KILOGRAM PURE SILVER! Your coin is crafted from one kilogram of 99.99% pure silver.
  • GST/HST EXEMPT! Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

Design:

The design of this amazing ultra high relief coin of 99.99% pure silver features reproductions of more than 35 historical Canadian circulation coins—all in the actual diameters of the originals! The designs featured include:

  • All of Canadian artist Alex Colville's 1967 Canadian Centennial designs
  • All current Canadian circulation designs, including the 1-cent piece whose production ended in 2012
  • The 2015 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag 25-cent piece
  • The legendary Voyageur dollar first released in 1935
  • Each of the major obverses since the Royal Canadian Mint opened in 1908, including the effigies of King Edward VII, King George V, King George VI, and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • The Victory Nickel of 1943 to 1945
  • The Celebrating Women's Right to Vote dollar
  • The Canadian Arctic Expedition 25-cent piece
  • The Canadian Poppy 25-cent piece
  • The Heroes of 1812 Laura Secord 25-cent piece
  • The War of 1812 2-dollar coin featuring HMS Shannon
  • The Canadian Conservation Series Wood Bison 25-cent piece
  • The Remembrance Day 1994 dollar

Did you know…
  • The diameter of each coin featured on the reverse is the same as its real-life counterpart!
  • Canadian coinage has featured numerous effigies of the six monarchs who have reigned since Confederation, including four effigies of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II throughout her 63-year reign.
  • Though the 1-cent coin was discontinued in 2012, its beautiful maple leaf twig reverse design by G.E. Kruger-Gray was so iconic that we have included it here.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and housed in a wooden display case with a black beauty box.

Order today!

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The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017)
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

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    (1)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Detailed (11)
  • Displays well (9)
  • Authentic (7)
  • Rare (6)
  • Mint condition (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Lifetime (6)
  • Adults (5)
  • Hobby (5)
  • Memorabilia (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Collector (12), Parent of two or more children (3), Working parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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5.0

Love this coin!!! Big fan of the kilo coins...

By Paul

from Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland

About Me Collector, Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Hobby
    • Lifetime
    • Memorabilia

    Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

    The quality of the coins I receive from the mint is beyond compare. Each one is a work of art. I deal with Mike Racicot and his level of service is super. I am particularly interested in the lower mintages. Overall I am quite satisfied with the products and service from the mint.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Unique Concept

    By ~ valeria ~

    from ~ vancouver ~

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

    Unique concept that took time to grow on me as I am less interested in 'money' and more in 'art' placed 99.99 pure ag. coins - 'metal art'. I am soooo glad I ordered this before it sold out as it is a great collector piece, eye-catcher, and conversation piece. Another thumbs up to RCM.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    The High Relief is excellent!

    By John

    from Vancouver, BC

    About Me Collector

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Authentic
    • Detailed
    • Displays Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Hobby

      Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

      Wonderful to see!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great unique coin to show off to friends

      By ffighter69

      from Toronto. Canada

      About Me Collector

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Authentic
      • Detailed
      • Displays Well
      • Rare
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adults
        • Lifetime
        • Older Children
        • Teens
        • Young Children

        Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

        It's just awesome to hold a kilo of silver

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Amazing detail

        By NG

        from Waterloo, ON

        About Me Collector

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Authentic
        • Detailed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adults
          • Lifetime
          • Memorabilia

          Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

          Amazing coin. I was skeptical at first but once I held it in my hand, I was glad I bought it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Canadian Coinage At Its Best!

          By True North Strong and Free

          from Ontario

          About Me Collect Historical Coin, Collector, Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children, Working Parent

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • A Must Have
          • Authentic
          • Detailed
          • Displays Well
          • Rare

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Lifetime
          • Memorabilia
          • To Show Others

          Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

          I collect pre- and post-Confederation coins and tokens. This one was a no-brainer to buy. Although expensive, it will become the centre-piece of my collection, which includes nearly all of the coins set in relief. It is a fitting tribute to the history of coinage in Canada over the last 150 years. Yet it is a unique and cutting-edge example of the quality of coinage that is designed and produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. I love it!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Draws Attention and continue to notice different details

          By donkey

          from Barrie,Ont

          About Me Collector, Working Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Detailed
          • Displays Well
          • Mint Condition
          • Rare

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hobby
            • Lifetime
            • Memorabilia

            Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

            Draws longest attention looking for different coins within the coin

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            The Coin is The THEME !

            By Martin

            from Vaudreuil

            About Me Collector

            Pros

            • Detailed

            Cons

            • Polarizing

            Best Uses

            • Hobby

            Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

            This is a very polarizing coin ! - Some will love it-Some will hate it....But EVERYBODY will look closely at this coin to examine it's complexity. On display, everybody has inspected this coin longer than any other. I still think that this coin has NO theme- Even the box has no theme.......Just looks like old silver coins melted together.... But few people realize that the whole coin in the theme !

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Quite Possibly the Best RCM Coin of the year!

            By Zillamine

            from Winnipeg, MB

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

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adults
              • Lifetime
              • Memorabilia

              Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

              The pictures on the website do not do this coin justice. The ultra high relief is spectacular. The historical significance of the coin in relation to the 150th anniversary of Canada is perfect. I love showing this coin to people (when they have not seen an image before) and have them guess what design would best demonstrate the history of circulation coins in Canada. The reactions are always very positive. The antique finish is well executed and is the right choice for the overall design and concept. The price category is well aligned to collectors who want 1KG coins but do not have the appetite or budget for the gold 1KG coins. Would love to see future 1KG Silver coins designs with this level of innovation from RCM.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              One of a kind!

              By Martin

              from USA

              About Me Collector

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hobby

                Comments about The Canadian Coin Collection – Pure Silver One Kilogram Ultra-High Relief Coin – Mintage: 500 (2017):

                This coin is a true masterpiece of the minting profession. Yes, the price is high, but so is the quality. - The coin of coins, I would say, - and I've been collecting for quite some time.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                • Q:

                  Why isn't the purity printed on the coin itself? (.999)
                  Asked on 1/30/2017 by Tim from WI

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hello and thank you for your question!
                    While the purity is not always indicated on our coins, and in this case is not, the purity is indicated on the certificate of authenticity. This coin is 99.99% pure silver.

                    Thanks,
                    Erica

                    Answered on 1/31/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                • Q:

                  Does this coin come with a certificate of authentication with reference to mintage quantity?
                  Asked on 1/5/2017 by Ray from Alberta

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hi Ray,

                    Yes, each of our coins come with a certificate of authenticity that shows the mintage (i.e. 126 of 500)

                    Answered on 1/12/2017 by Chad from Ottawa
                • Q:

                  I have spent the past couple of minutes looking for the modern nickel. Where is it? I could not find it.
                  Asked on 12/28/2016 by Little B from Georgia

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hello and thank you for your question!
                    One of the great things about this coin is holding it and looking over all of the details and various designs trying to identify each one! The modern nickel you are looking for is hiding between the 10 cent Bluenose design and Alex Colville 25 cent coin.

                    Answered on 1/12/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                • Q:

                  The listing says both approximatly 35 and over 35 coins are represented. It also says the modern penny is represented. I can only see 34 coins and can not see the modern penny only the 1967 penny. My question is how many coins are represented exactly? Is the modern penny present? Is the image of the actual and final coins? Thanks just making sure before I spend so much money.
                  Asked on 11/21/2016 by Edward from Edmonton

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hello!
                    The 34 designs on the reverse and queen on the obverse make up the 35 designs represented on this coin. The modern penny is fairly hidden underneath the 1987 Loon and Voyageur dollar. One of the fun things about this coin is holding it in your hands and looking through all the designs to see if you can spot them all!

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 11/25/2016 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                • Q:

                  Hello, I purchased one of these last month and it looked like it should start shipping on Nov 1st. Is something holding up the shipping of these beautiful coins?
                  Asked on 11/7/2016 by Cruisersk1

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hi Cruisersk1,

                    Yes, this coin started shipping last week. Please contact our customer service department for an update on your order. 1-800-267-1871 (Canada), 1-800-268-6468 (US).

                    Answered on 11/8/2016 by Chad from Ottawa
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                Specifications

                • No.158118
                • Mintage500
                • Composition99.99% pure silver
                • Finishproof with antique
                • Weight (g) 1,000
                • Diameter (mm) 102.1
                • Edgeserrated
                • Certificateserialized
                • Face value250 dollars
                • ArtistSusanna Blunt (obverse)

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