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2014 Canada $10 First Nations Art - Salmon Fine Silver (No Tax)

2014 Canada $10 First Nations Art - Salmon Fine Silver (No Tax)

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2014 Canada $10 First Nations Art - Salmon Fine Silver (No Tax)

Celebrate Aboriginal art from Canada's West Coast as well as the spiritual and cultural importance of salmon with a stunningly beautiful coin in fine silver with hologram background.

This $10 proof coin is 99.99% pure silver, with a diameter of 34 millimetres and a metal weight of 15.87 grams. Designed by Coast Salish artist Darlene Gait, the reverse image features original artwork that pays tribute to the salmon - a fish that has long been revered by the First Nations people of Canada's West Coast. Four salmon fish are positioned in a circular pattern and converge near the centre of the image, with clusters of roe between them - an allusion to the salmon's cycle of life. Struck into the image field, a full hologram creates a shimmering background that mimics the reflective qualities of a river in the sunlight; this effect is further enhanced by the application of paint to the fish and roe. The image is framed with a polished band upon which is engraved the words "CANADA," the face value of "10 DOLLARS" and the year "2014."

Specifications:
Item Number: 130561
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 10,000
Weight (g): 15.87
Diameter (mm): 34
Face Value: $10
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- Aboriginal art and modern technology combine to create a distinctly unique coin.
- This beautiful coin is crafted in 99.99% pure silver.
- By striking a hologram into the reverse image field, this creates a shimmering background that mimics water in the sunlight and recreates the salmon's natural aquatic habitat.
- The application of colour to the salmon and the clusters of roe between them further enhances this detailed design.
- An excellent addition to any fine silver collection, as well as Canadiana and Aboriginal art enthusiasts.

Packaging:
Maroon clamshell with black beauty box
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