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2015 Canada $5 Cornelius Krieghoff 200th Anniversary 3-coin Set (No Tax)

2015 Canada $5 Cornelius Krieghoff 200th Anniversary 3-coin Set (No Tax)


 
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2015 Canada $5 Cornelius Krieghoff 200th Anniversary 3-coin Set (No Tax)

Cornelius Krieghoff is one of Canada's most well-known and celebrated artists of the nineteenth century. His iconic images of life among the French-Canadian habitants and First Nations peoples of Quebec helped to shape Canada's early visual identity and captured an important moment in the history of the nation.

This coin set includes three 99.99% pure silver coins, with a diameter of 36.07 millimetres and a metal weight of 23.17 grams. The reverse of each coin features an engraved detail from one of three famous works by nineteenth-century artist Cornelius Krieghoff, including Hunter in Winter, c. 1855-1865; Moccasin Seller Crossing the St. Lawrence at Quebec City, c. 1853-1863; and Indian Wigwam in Lower Canada, 1848.

Specifications:
Item Number: 140502
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 7,000
Weight (g): 23.17 each coin
Diameter (mm): 36.07 each coin
Face Value: $5
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- This set of three 5-dollar 99.99% fine silver coins celebrates the work of iconic nineteenth-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff.
- Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Canada's most beloved artists.
- Each coin is engraved to exacting standards to faithfully reproduce details from three of Krieghoff's portraits of First Nations peoples.
- An artist's signature is a testament to the authorship of an artwork. For each of these coins, Royal Canadian Mint engravers have carefully reproduced Krieghoff's signature and placed it in a prominent position on the coin's reverse..
- Set comes in a beautifully appointed red wooden box with black sleeve. - A limited mintage of only 7,000 sets and highly attractive subject matter means that this set is sure to be sought after by collectors.

Packaging:
Red wooden lacquered box with black sleeve.

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