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2022 $30 50th Anniversary of the Summit Series Fine Silver Coin (No Tax)

2022 $30 50th Anniversary of the Summit Series Fine Silver Coin (No Tax)


 
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2022 $30 50th Anniversary of the Summit Series Fine Silver Coin (No Tax)


It was a series that culminated in one of the most iconic moments in Canadian history—a “where were you when…?” moment that is cherished to this day—and those eight games ultimately changed the way hockey was played. Fifty years later, the intensity and excitement of the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.) still live on in the collective memory of Canadians, along with the heart, grit and determination demonstrated by members of Team Canada. Their legacy and team spirit are proudly honoured on this 50TH anniversary commemorative coin, which features the stylized maple leaf that was the rallying symbol for an entire nation in September 1972.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Joel Kimmel features two hockey players representing Team Canada in the 1972 Canada-U.S.S.R. Summit Series. Set against the team jersey’s iconic maple leaf, the hockey players are accompanied by the words “THE SERIES LA SÉRIE” and “50 YEARS ANS”. The coaches’ initials and the players’ jersey numbers surround the inner portion to represent the spirit of Team Canada, while the outside portion features a hockey net pattern. That hockey net pattern also appears as a background pattern on the obverse, which features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Specifications:
Item Number: 205546
Mintage: 5,000
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight*: 62.69 g
Diameter: 50 mm
Face Value: $30
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated
Artist: Joel Kimmel (Reverse), Susanna Blunt (Obverse)

Special Features:
• The Summit Series, 50 Years Later! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic hockey series that captivated this nation, igniting passions and uniting Canadians around their national team. The 1972 Summit Series was a defining moment for Canadians, and this coin proudly honours Canada’s Summit Series team!
• Team Spirit! Teamwork and heart—they are two key components of Team Canada’s performance in the 1972 Summit Series, and on your coin’s reverse, they’re represented by the two hockey players.
• A complete roster! Look closely at the design elements that surround the inner portion—those numbers represent the Team Canada roster (see below). Every player is represented by his jersey number, and the coaches’ initials are included too!
• The Jersey Maple Leaf! The stylized maple leaf on your coin’s reverse is more than a proud symbol of Canada: it is the iconic maple leaf from Team Canada’s 1972 Summit Series jersey.
• Hockey-themed Pattern! A laser-engraved hockey net frames the Summit Series celebration on your coin’s reverse. The celebration extends to the obverse too, where the hockey net repeats as a background pattern.
• 2oz. of Fine Silver! The perfect collectible for any hockey fan, your coin has been crafted in 2 oz. of 99.99% pure silver and features a large 50 mm diameter.
• Low Mintage! Limited to just 5,000 coins worldwide.

Packaging:
The coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box.

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