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2018 Canada $30 Captain Cook & the HMS Resolution Gold Plated Fine Silver (No Tax)

2018 Canada $30 Captain Cook & the HMS Resolution Gold Plated Fine Silver (No Tax)

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2018 Canada $30 Captain Cook & the HMS Resolution Gold Plated Fine Silver (No Tax)

After exploring the South Pacific and crossing the Antarctic Circle during his previous two voyages, Captain James Cook (1728-1779) came north on his third epic Pacific voyage, eventually reaching our western shores in 1778. This gold-plated fine silver coin commemorates Cook's anchoring off Nootka Sound, viewed from the perspective of the Mowachaht people who greeted the expedition.

Item Number: 166967
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 4,000
Weight (g): 62.69
Diameter (mm): 50
Face Value: $30
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- A HISTORIC MEETING OF CULTURES: This gold-plated fine silver coin is a special commemoration of the 240th anniversary of Captain James Cook's arrival at Nootka Sound - a historic meeting of cultures that left an indelible imprint on our history.
- FULLY GOLD PLATED: Pure gold plating transforms this 99.99% pure silver piece by giving it a rich golden hue that enhances the intricately engraved design, featuring multiple finishes.
- STEP INTO THE PAST: The design draws the viewer deeper into the scene by presenting the HMS Resolution from the perspective of those seated or standing in the dugout canoe.
- ADDED EMPHASIS ON CULTURE: The unique viewpoint also reflects the special significance of this historic event as a meeting of cultures, with added engraved details that pay tribute to the longstanding cultural traditions of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation.

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