CHAMPLAIN AND THE ASTROLABE Lost Then Found Silver Coin $50 Canada 2021

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About the CHAMPLAIN AND THE ASTROLABE Lost Then Found Silver Coin $50 Canada 2021

Cast in silver and bronze-plated, a reproduction of a mariner's astrolabe tops the reverse of your 5 oz. 99.99% pure silver coin.

Composition

Coin: 99.99% pure silver - embellishment: 99.99% pure silver with bronze plating

Weight

5 oz.

Mintage

1,000 pieces worldwide

Diameter

65.25 mm

Finish

Proof

Royal Canadian Mint

CHAMPLAIN AND THE ASTROLABE Lost Then Found Silver Coin $50 Canada 2021

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THE COBDEN ASTROLABE!

Discover the fascinating tale of the 17th century mariner's astrolabe found near Cobden, Ontario, and popularly associated with French explorer-cartographer Samuel de Champlain.

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A MIX OF TECHNIQUES!

The astrolabe's graduated scale is engraved near the rim in great detail. The map's elements were reproduced using a mix of traditional and laser engraving techniques to ensure all the finer details stand out.

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Packaging

Your coin is individually encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box.

01

THE COBDEN ASTROLABE!

Discover the fascinating tale of the 17th century mariner's astrolabe found near Cobden, Ontario, and popularly associated with French explorer-cartographer Samuel de Champlain.

02

A MIX OF TECHNIQUES!

The astrolabe's graduated scale is engraved near the rim in great detail. The map's elements were reproduced using a mix of traditional and laser engraving techniques to ensure all the finer details stand out.

03

Packaging

Your coin is individually encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box.

Reverse/Obverse

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