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2014 Canada $20 The Great Lakes - Lake Ontario Fine Silver (No Tax)

2014 Canada $20 The Great Lakes - Lake Ontario Fine Silver (No Tax)


 
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2014 Canada $20 The Great Lakes - Lake Ontario (#2) (No Tax)

The Great Lakes are the world’s largest system of fresh surface water and they are natural resources that of great importance in Canada's and North America's agricultural and industrial sectors.

Celebrate the greatness and significance of the lakes with this 2014 $20 The Great Lakes - Lake Ontario Fine Silver Coin.

More than one-quarter of Canada's population lives within the Lake Ontario watershed. Bordered by the province of Ontario and New York State, Lake Ontario is the final gateway in the Great Lakes' hydrologic journey to the Atlantic Ocean.

Specifications:
Item Number: 129409 (single)
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 10,000
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- Lake Ontario is sunk into the face of the coin, with the varying depths highlighted in relief and multiple frosting techniques, and then filled with brilliant translucent blue enamel. This unique approach to showcasing the lake highlights the depths that typically remain hidden from view.
- The lake shape and depths are based on an interpretation of bathymetric data from the Canadian Hydrographic Service.
- The second coin in the Royal Canadian Mint's exciting 5-coin series featuring the beautiful Great Lakes.
- Limited mintage of only 10,000 coins means that this selectively enameled proof coin will be sought after by collectors.
- A stunning gift or thoughtful introduction to collecting for anyone who loves natural wonders, geography, history, and the glory of the Canadian landscape.

Packaging:
Maroon clamshell with black beauty box

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