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2015 Canada $20 Sir John A. Macdonald Fine Silver (No Tax)

2015 Canada $20 Sir John A. Macdonald Fine Silver (No Tax)

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2015 Canada $20 Sir John A. Macdonald Fine Silver (No Tax)

The year 2017 will mark the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. As we approach this momentous sesquicentennial, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch this exceptional coin featuring Sir John A. Macdonald, one of the Fathers of Confederation.

The reverse design by Canadian artist William Lazos features a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald. Inset in the centre of the reverse within a circular engraved frame, Macdonald is presented in three-quarter profile. The beautifully rendered portrait is engraved in exquisite detail, bringing life to the gaze of this powerful figure in Canadian political history. Behind him we see part of the facade of the original Centre Block at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. The engraved circle framing this inner portrait is finely decorated with stylized maple leaves of varying sizes flanking its left and right sides.

Item Number: 142709
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 8,500
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- This proof-quality coin celebrates Sir John A. Macdonald, one of Canada's most important architects of Confederation.
- Features a striking portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald by Canadian artist William Lazos, against the backdrop of the original Canadian Parliament Buildings, lost in the Great Fire of 1916, in Ottawa, Ontario.
- This proudly patriotic coin features a beautiful corona of maple leaves symbolically representing the foundation of Canada.. The reverse includes a banner engraved with the former Prime Minister's name.

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