2018 Canada 240th Anniversary of Captain Cook at Nootka Sound Silver Proof Set (No Tax)

2018 Canada 240th Anniversary of Captain Cook at Nootka Sound Silver Proof Set (No Tax)


 
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2018 Canada 240th Anniversary of Captain Cook at Nootka Sound Silver Proof Set (TAX Exempt)

Canada's history is rife with tales of explorers, and the seafaring Captain James Cook (1728-1779) is one of the most storied of all. From the Bering Strait to the Antarctic Circle, and many of the Pacific isles in between, the British navigator charted more terra incognita than any other in his time. This fine silver proof dollar commemorates the 240th anniversary of Cook's arrival at the summer home of the Nuu-chah-nulth people, at Nootka Sound, which drew more explorers and traders to Canada's western shores.

Specifications:
Item: 164786
Mintage: 15,000
Finish: Proof

Face Value: Proof dollar
Composition: 99.99% pure silver with selective gold plating
Weight (g): 23.17
Diameter (mm): 36.07
Edge: Reeded

Face Value: 2 dollars
Composition: 99.99% pure silver with gold-plated inner core
Weight (g): 9.0
Diameter (mm): 28.0
Edge: Interrupted serrations

Face Value: 1 dollar
Composition: 99.99% pure silver, gold plated
Weight (g): 7.89
Diameter (mm): 11-sided 26.50
Edge: Plain

Face Value: 50 cents
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Weight (g): 9.25
Diameter (mm): 27.13
Edge: Reeded

Face Value: 25 cents
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Weight (g): 6.0
Diameter (mm): 23.88
Edge: Reeded

Face Value: 10 cents
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Weight (g): 2.45
Diameter (mm): 18.05
Edge: Reeded

Face Value: 5 cents
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Weight (g): 5.40
Diameter (mm): 21.20
Edge: Plain

Special Features:
- ABSOLUTELY STUNNING IN SELECTIVE GOLD PLATING! Your proof coin is the highest quality possible. Finished with world-class frosting, the image is struck against a brilliant field as many as three times to achieve a crisp impression with outstanding detail. Special dies are hand polished and frequently replaced to maintain absolute perfection, while selective gold plating enhances the coin's focal point, by adding definition to the detailed frosting.
- Beautifully presented in a genuine leather book-style that offers an elegant way to proudly showcase these coins.
- TRADITION ROOTED IN HISTORY: Issued annually by the Royal Canadian Mint, the commemorative proof set is a collector's favourite and one of our most sought-after sets.
- New lower mintage has been limited to 15,000 sets worldwide!

Packaging:
Genuine leather book-style packaging

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