Each coin contains 31.39 grams of. 9999 fine silver and were produced with a reverse proof finish. The set comes accompanied with all of it's like new RCM packaging including a clamshell display case, outer cardboard box sleeve, cardboard storage box, and an numbered certificate of authenticity.
Only 5,500 of these sets were produced, with this set being #891 out of 5,500. All three coins feature the unused circulation coin designs intended to commemorate Canada's Diamond Jubilee in 1927.
Working with the original sketches (and little else), the Royal Canadian Mint's engravers set out to interpret each artist's vision as though the art had been entrusted to them today, to mark Confederation's 150th anniversary. The 90-year-old concepts have been painstakingly adapted for modern engraving techniques-including a reverse proof finish that allows the more brilliant engraved elements to shine bright against the matte backdrop. The five-cent coin by Canadian artist J.
A second design by MacDonald graces the reverse of the 25-cent coin, and centers on a soaring view of the iconic Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. The clock tower soars high above the clouds and is surrounded by a ribbon-wrapped laurel of leaves, from which hangs four bells-an ode to the Dominion Carillon, which was inaugurated on July 1, 1927, during the Diamond Jubilee festivities. Each bell bears engraved numbers that combine to form the commemorative dates "2017" and "1867". All photos are of the actual set up for sale and are taken at different angles and in different lighting in order to best capture the overall appearance and quality of each coin. If you are not fully satisfied with any item, for any reason, simply return it to us.
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