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2016 Canada $25 The Library of Parliament Fine Silver (No Tax)

2016 Canada $25 The Library of Parliament Fine Silver (No Tax)

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2016 $25 The Library of Parliament Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt) 149592

Built in the Gothic Revival style of the 19th century, the Library of Parliament is one of Canada's shining architectural jewels and has been described as our most beautiful room. Inside the circular building, ornate woodwork and a breathtaking dome speak of its artistic merit, its cultural importance, and its historic heritage as the only remaining link to the first Centre Block of Parliament, which was destroyed by fire in 1916.

Item Number: 149592
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 6,000
Weight (g): 23.17
Diameter (mm): 36.07
Face Value: $25
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- An unusual shape creates unparalleled beauty: The coin's state-of-the-art concave shape-an incredible first for the Royal Canadian Mint!
- Provides the perfect canvas for recreating the Library of Parliament's breathtaking domed ceiling just as if you were standing in the room itself.
- Features intricate, ultra high relief engraving in an antique finish: The exceptionally detailed engraving enhanced with this antique finish gives each coin its unique aspect.
- Immersive, 360-degree viewing experience!
- This coin marks the 140th anniversary of the library building which opened February 28th 1876 and is still serving Parliament, is outstandingly beautiful and survived the 1916 fire that occurred 100 years ago.

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