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1998 Canada $100 Discovery of Insulin Nobel Prize 75th Anniversary 14K Gold

1998 Canada $100 Discovery of Insulin Nobel Prize 75th Anniversary 14K Gold
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1998 Canada $100 75th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize for the Discovery of Insulin 14KT Gold Coin

The discovery of insulin by Frederick Banting and John MacLeod earned them the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1923.

In the early 1920's Frederick Banting and Charles Best discovered insulin at the University of Toronto under the directorship of John Macleod. In 1923, Banting and Best earned a Nobel Prize for their life-saving work. Celebrate this momentous event with this 1998 Discovery of Insulin Nobel Prize 75th Anniversary Coin. Made of 14K gold, this coin can add a beautiful piece of history to your collection. This coin is a part of the 100-dollar coin collection which was established in 1976.

Face Value: $100
Mintage: 11,220
Composition: 58.33% gold, 41.67% Silver
Weight (g): 13.338
Diameter(mm): 27.00
Edge: Lettered
Finish: Proof

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