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2006 Canada $20 Architectural Treasures - CN Tower (No Tax)

2006 $20 CN Tower Fine Silver Coin
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2006 Canada $20 Architectural Treasures - CN Tower (No Tax)

As is typical of coins from this year, the outer cardboard sleeve might have some light wear

Take your collection to fabulous new heights with the second coin in our architectural series that celebrates Toronto s defining landmark the CN Tower. At 553.33 m (1,815 ft 5 in), it is the tallest building in the world!

The CN Tower took 1,537 workers 40 months to build. Once the graceful tower was complete, the steel broadcasting antenna was put into place. Each section was raised by helicopter and secured into position by workmen who were standing on a 1.5 m (5 ft) diameter platform more than (450 m) 1,500 ft in the air!

After all, this is why Canadian National built it to send transmission signals far above the skyscrapers that were built during the 1960 s. With microwave receptors at 338 m (1,109 ft) and a broadcasting antenna at 553 m (1,815 ft), Torontonians would enjoy some of the clearest reception in North America!

But the towering architecture quickly surpassed this achievement as the tower was named one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. From the moment it opened its doors on June 26, 1976, the CN Tower has reigned as one of Canada s premier entertainment destinations celebrate its 30th birthday with this fabulous 99.99% pure silver hologram coin!

Face Value: 20 dollars
Mintage: 15,000
Composition: 99.99% Silver
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Edge: Serrated
Finish: Proof

Special Features:
Celebrate the 30th birthday of the CN Tower with this unique photographic hologram technique. Second issue in the Architectural Treasures series, following 2006 Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal. The final issue is the 2006 Pengrowth Saddledome.

Maroon display case with an insert which houses the coin. Protected by a black beauty box.

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