Embark on a journey through Canada's maritime history with the Tall Ships Compass Gold Plating Silver Coin. This half-kilo collector's item beautifully captures the spirit of legendary tall ships that have played a significant role in Canada's past. Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, this magnificent coin features four iconic vessels selectively gold-plated to create an elegant contrast against the proof-quality silver. With a diameter of 85mm, this coin provides ample room for intricate engraved details, making it a true masterpiece of marine art.
The reverse design showcases the four legendary ships from the Royal Canadian Mint's 2016 Tall Ships Legacy series. Like a compass, the coin's reverse is divided into four quadrants, each plated with gold. The northeast quadrant features the Nova Scotia brigantine "Amazon," famously known as the ghost ship Mary Celeste. In the southeast quadrant, "HMS Discovery" represents the ship commanded by Captain George Vancouver during his exploration of Canada's Pacific coast. The southwest quadrant features "Marco Polo," a three-masted ship known as the fastest vessel in the world during the Australian gold rush. Finally, the northwest quadrant pays tribute to "Bluenose," the iconic Nova Scotia fishing schooner and racing legend. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, with selective gold plating denoted by a "P" mark.
As a tribute to Canada's sailing legends, this coin commemorates nearly 150 years of maritime history. It showcases the achievements and stories behind these remarkable vessels that have left an indelible mark on Canadian culture. Securely enclosed in a sleek black clamshell and packaged in a black beauty box, this limited edition coin is a true collector's item.
Don't miss the opportunity to own this exquisite Tall Ships Compass Gold Plating Silver Coin, a testament to Canada's rich maritime heritage. Order yours today and embark on a captivating journey through time and adventure.