Step aboard the journey through history with the Coming of Age First 100 Years of Confederation Boat Silver Coin, Coin #2. This exquisite coin transports you to the years between 1914 and 1945, capturing the essence of Canada's progress through an art deco lens. It showcases one of the first ships built for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), symbolizing the nation's emergence onto the global stage. Order today and embark on a captivating exploration of Canada's past.
Coin #2 encapsulates an era in which Canada navigated uncertain waters. It was a time marked by two world wars and a devastating economic depression. The coin reflects the transformative impact of immigration, which reshaped Canadian society and enriched its cultural tapestry. Within these changing tides of history, Canada's defining moments—such as the battles of Vimy Ridge and Juno Beach—signaled the country's coming of age. This coin stands as a powerful testament to those pivotal events.
The art deco style of Coin #2 serves as a visual guide on your journey through time. This iconic design, succeeding the art nouveau style of Coin #1, captures the modernity and elegance of the era. Each coin in this series is meticulously crafted to offer collectors captivating art and a fascinating story. The effigies on the obverse not only represent Canadian history but also honor your passion for collecting and the rich numismatic heritage of Canada—a heritage that predates Confederation itself.
Limited to just 1,250 coins worldwide, this 99.99% pure silver coin is a rare treasure for discerning collectors. By owning this coin, you become part of an exclusive group who appreciates the artistry, historical significance, and enduring value it represents. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies the authenticity of each collector coin, ensuring its pedigree and providing peace of mind.
Coin #2 is part of an exciting three-coin series that seamlessly blends art, history, and industry. It narrates the story of Canada's first 100 years (1867 to 1967) by showcasing a mode of transportation that defined the era. This fusion of art and history allows you to witness the nation's progress through time, capturing its spirit of innovation and resilience.
The multi-effigy obverse of the coin features the effigies of five monarchs who served as Canada's constitutional head of state between 1867 and 1967. Their combined reigns span a century of transformation and reflect the evolving nature of the monarchy. Each effigy is accompanied by a Latin inscription, reminiscent of the historic coins that have shaped Canadian coinage:
- D.G. – Dei Gratia, "By the Grace of God"
- REGINA – "Queen"
- REX – "King"
- IMP – "Emperor"
- IMP:IND – "Emperor of India"
Individually encapsulated and presented in a distinguished Royal Canadian Mint-branded package, the Coming of Age First 100 Years of Confederation Boat Silver Coin is a testament to the artistry, craftsmanship, and historical significance it embodies. Order now and sail through time with this remarkable coin in your collection.