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2018 Canada 50-cent 75th Anniversary of the 1943 Half Dollar (TAX Exempt)

2018 Canada 50-cent 75th Anniversary of the 1943 Half Dollar (TAX Exempt)


 
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2018 Canada 50-cent 75th Anniversary of the 1943 Half Dollar (TAX Exempt)

Canada's 50-cent remains a constant, if elusive, collector favourite - one whose heraldic design imbues it with a deep sense of tradition and speaks to the history of a proud nation. This exclusive coin looks back at the half-dollar issued in 1943, which is re-created here in pure silver with a celebratory touch of gold plating.

Specifications:
Item Number 164747
Composition 99.99% pure silver
Mintage 4,000
Weight* 62.69 g
Diameter 50 mm
Face Value 50-cent
Finish Proof
Edge Serrated

Special Features:
- A MASTERS CLUB EXCLUSIVE! A collectible retrospective on the story of Canada's half-dollar! This 75th anniversary piece re-creates the 1943 issue of Canada's 50-cent coin - and it is only available to our Masters Club members!

- 2 OUNCES OF FINE SILVER: Nearly double the diameter of the original issue, this commemorative half-dollar is meticulously crafted in an impressive 2 ounces of 99.99% pure silver!

- SELECTIVE GOLD PLATING: Selective gold plating adds a touch of elegance to the Arms of Canada on the reverse, the effigy on the obverse, and the rim that frames the mirror-like proof finish!

- DOUBLE DATED: Includes the engraved commemoratives dates - 1943-2018 - in the same font used on the original issue!

- HISTORY ON TWO SIDES: The obverse features the effigy of King George VI by T.H. Paget - just like the 1943 half-dollar, including the "IND: IMP" inscription in the legend.

Packaging:
Wood case with graphic beauty box.

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