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2018 Canada $20 1908 Sovereign 110th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mint (No Tax)

2018 Canada $20 1908 Sovereign 110th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mint (No Tax)

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Step into the past with a fully gold-plated 99.99% pure silver tribute to the 1908 British gold sovereign coin, which represents an important piece of the Royal Canadian Mint’s 110-year history. With the exception of the amended date of “2018”, the reverse design is nearly identical to the original piece, including the same “C” mint mark that stands for “Canada”.

Item Number 170491
Composition 99.99% pure silverwith gold plating
Mintage 5,000
Weight* 31.39 g
Diameter 38 mm
Face Value $20
Finish Proof
Edge Serrated

Special Features:
- A special 110th anniversary celebration: A stunning reproduction of the first gold coin ever struck by the Royal Canadian Mint (then the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint): the 1908 British gold sovereign coin.
- Fully gold-plated. Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, this tribute piece is fully gold-plated to resemble the world-renowned gold coin.
- A rarely seen effigy: Like its original counterpart, the coin’s obverse features the effigy of King Edward VII.
- An enhanced finish: Unlike the specimen finish of the 1908 British sovereigns, this a proof finish that naturally highlights the intricate nature of this classic design.
- A slightly larger canvas: The 38 mm diameter is larger than the original coin’s 22.05 mm diameter, and provides a better view of the supremely sculpted details.
- A piece for history enthusiasts: This tribute to the original 1908 sovereign represents a piece of our history, and world numismatic history too. It is an ideal addition to any history-themed collection.

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