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The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

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Depiction of a skier enjoying a run down the mountain surrounded by snow covered evergreens and a snow covered landscape of mountains and the words "Canada 10 Dollars 2014", the artist's initials and a stylized pair of ski poles

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1/2 oz 2014 O Canada Series - Skiing Canada's Slopes Silver Coin

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The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth IIDepiction of a skier enjoying a run down the mountain surrounded by snow covered evergreens and a snow covered landscape of mountains and the words "Canada 10 Dollars 2014", the artist's initials and a stylized pair of ski poles1/2 oz 2014 O Canada Series - Skiing Canada's Slopes Silver Coin
  • 84 Available
  • New
  • Purity: 9999

This is the third 1/2 oz coin in the Royal Canadian Mint's O Canada 10-coin series which focuses on iconic Canadian images. This coin highlights the in-the-moment thrill of downhill skiing. The image of a pristine powdered mountainside backed by densely snow-packed evergreens against a clear sky and snow covered background light a warm glow in the hearts of skiers all over the world. For over a century enjoying the thrill of downhill skiing has been not only a pastime or holiday for many, but a fond memory of excitement followed by relaxing in front of a roaring fire for millions.

The obverse of the coin features the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina".

The reverse features a design by Canadian artist Kendra Dixon that depicts a skier enjoying a run down the mountain. Every year in Canada tens of thousands of skiers can't wait to experience the snow and beautiful winter terrain that Canada has to offer. The image centres around a skier enjoying a run down the pristine snow covered slopes as seen from below and surrounded by snow laden evergreens and an immaculate snow covered landscape. This design is encircled by the words 'Canada 10 Dollars", the artist's initials and a stylized pair of ski poles opposite the year, 2014.

This proof finished silver coin is made from 9999 pure silver. This coin is limited to a worldwide mintage of only 40,000 and makes a great gift for anyone who enjoys downhill skiing or collects beautifully engraved silver coins.

This coin comes encapsulated and encased in a maroon clamshell case with a serialized certificate of authenticity.

2985
2014
Canada
New
40000
9999
Canada
CAD 10
Susanna Blunt (obverse),
The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II
Depiction of a skier enjoying a run down the mountain surrounded by snow covered evergreens and a snow covered landscape of mountains and the words "Canada 10 Dollars 2014", the artist's initials and a stylized pair of ski poles
2014-03-04
34.0
2.1
34.0 x 34.0 x 3.2
Yes
0.50
Royal Canadian Mint

SKU

2985

Year

2014

Country

Canada

Condition

New

Mintage

40000

Purity

9999

Origin

Canada

Legal Tender

CAD 10

Designer

Susanna Blunt (obverse),

Obverse

The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

Reverse

Depiction of a skier enjoying a run down the mountain surrounded by snow covered evergreens and a snow covered landscape of mountains and the words "Canada 10 Dollars 2014", the artist's initials and a stylized pair of ski poles

First Released

2014-03-04

Diameter (mm)

34.0

Average Thickness (mm)

2.1

Dimensions (mm)

34.0 x 34.0 x 3.2

Certificate

Yes

Metal Weight (ozt)

0.50

Manufacturer

Royal Canadian Mint
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