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Canada 2017 Celebrating Canada's 150th #11 - Banff National Park: Peyto Lake, Bow Summit and the Canadian Rockies Rocky Mountains - Alberta AB - Canadian Geographic Magazine $10 Pure Silver Proof with Color L05

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Get the eleventh in this popular and extremely affordable landmark program, Celebrating Canada's 150th, depicting the view in Banff National Park from Bow Summit Lookout onto Peyto Lake and the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Alberta depicted in full color on this beautiful, affordable, pure silver proof coin!

O Canada! From colorful flora to iconic fauna and landmarks, breathtaking images of Canada’s natural bounty reflect the incredible beauty and diversity of the Canadian experience. This popular, landmark 13-coin collaborative series marks the 150th anniversary of Canada with a cross-country journey that celebrates the distinct and timeless wonders of the land of the Great White North.

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Aurora BorealisAs Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, embark on a cross-country collecting experience with this stunning series that showcases Canada's iconic flora, fauna, landscapes and landmarks! The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to partner with Canadian Geographic to bring you this historic, 13-coin series that celebrates the incredible diversity and beauty of Canada's provinces and territories. Each coin is inspired by a photograph from the magazine, reproduced in exceptional detail by meticulous engraving and vibrant color on this pure silver proof.

The 13 coins symbolize Canada's 10 provinces and 3 territories. Each province and territory is represented by a stunning original photographic image in this beautiful series as the scenes take you across the entire country! Each coin is presented in the order of that province or territory’s entry into Confederation.

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A Stunning, Original Work of Art!
Based on a photograph captured by Canadian nature photographer Missy Mandel, the obverse features vibrant color over detailed detailed engraving that showcases the famous mountain landscape of Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies. The viewpoint from the Bow Summit Lookout affords a sweeping view of the forested valley below, where the partly clouded sky has cast shadows over the terrain. Sunlight shines through the clouds and enhances the delightful appearance of Peyto Lake, which steals the spotlight with its dreamlike, turquoise hue. The glacier-fed waters are nestled among the Rocky Mountains, where snow-capped peaks add their majesty to the scene, as they seemingly rise up to touch the sky! The obverse also features the engraved word “CANADA” and the dates “1867-2017” to commemorate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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Technology Note - Color
The Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of the technology create a stunning look on each coin.

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Purity Note
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness. This one half troy ounce silver proof is 99.99% pure!


Obverse
Based on a photograph captured by Canadian nature photographer Missy Mandel, the obverse features vibrant color over detailed detailed engraving that showcases the famous mountain landscape of Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies. The dual dates 1867-2017 commemorate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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Reverse
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in profile facing right. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") and the denomination also appear.

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Packaging
The coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Specifications
Country Canada
Year of Issue 2017
   
Face Value 10 Dollars
Weight 15.87 g
Diameter 34 mm
Mintage Limit       25,000
   
Finish Matte Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Serrated (milled, reeded)
   
Artist Missy Mandel
Certificate Individually Numbered




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