From the soaring peaks of Western Canada to the stately lighthouses of the East Coast and the majestic wilderness of the Canadian North, some of the most iconic images of Canada are truly timeless and never cease to inspire pride. Individually, each one reflects an important political, geographical or cultural aspect of Canada; together, they are the embodiment of the Canadian experience, and present the face of a nation that is beautiful, “strong and free.”
Item Number: 160565
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight (g): 5,000
Diameter (mm): 180
Face Value: $500
Artist: Steve Hepburn
Packaging: Wood display case
- This striking coin in 99.99% pure silver, weighing 5,000 g and measuring 180 mm in diameter, highlights the defining images of Canada as the nation celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation.
- The images of a nation unlike any other! More powerful than words, they offer a poignant visual representation of just what it means to be Canadian in 2017.
- This coin is the sixth of its kind produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.
- Includes a stunning collector case; the coin itself is housed in a circular capsule.
- The very limited mintage of 100, unique size and denomination, and stunning design and craftsmanship mean that this coin is sure to sell out quickly.
- A prestigious addition to any collection featuring rare coins, large formats and denominations, and Canadiana.
This 500-Dollar coin is 99.99% pure silver with a diameter of 180 millimetres and a nominal metal weight of 5,000 grams. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the reverse design by Canadian artist Steve Hepburn features a collage of iconic Canadian images that represent the nation from east to west and to the north. The stirring collage captures Canada’s spirit and character in 2017. These quintessentially Canadian images come together seamlessly to provide a one-of-a-kind, cross-country journey that speaks of the essence and uniqueness of Canada, our beloved “home and native land.” The reverse is also engraved with the words “CANADA” and “150 YEARS/ANS” The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, along with the coin’s date, weight, purity and denomination.