Relive a nostalgic moment in Canadian history with the 10th Anniversary of the Farewell to the Penny 5 Oz Silver Coin. This exquisite tribute commemorates the last Canadian penny struck at the Winnipeg facility in 2012, marking the end of an era for this iconic coin.
The coin showcases a modern twist on the beloved penny's design, reimagined on a 5 oz. fine silver canvas. Enhanced with reverse gold plating, this stunning tribute adds a precious gleam to the penny's familiar maple leaf twig motif. It is a visual representation of the lasting impact and fond memories associated with the penny, evoking a sense of nostalgia and appreciation for its historical significance.
Measuring an impressive 65.25 mm in diameter, this showpiece is more than three times the size of the original penny. Weighing 157.6 grams, it carries a substantial weight that reflects its commemorative value. With a limited mintage of only 1,500 coins available worldwide, this collector's item holds both artistic and numismatic appeal.
Each coin is accompanied by a serialized certificate, certifying its authenticity and origin from the Royal Canadian Mint. This certificate ensures the coin's collectible value and serves as a testament to the mint's commitment to producing high-quality and sought-after collector coins.
Reflect on the legacy of the penny and the impact it had on Canadian culture and daily life with this remarkable 10th-anniversary tribute. As you hold this 5 oz. silver coin in your hands, you'll be transported back in time to an era when the penny jingled in your pocket and held a special place in your heart. It is a timeless keepsake that pays homage to a bygone era while reminding us of the enduring value of our nation's currency.