2013 FINE SILVER PROOF SET 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION. The Canadian Arctic Expedition was an important event in the exploration of the Canadian Arctic, helping to map the extent of Canadas Arctic territory, preserve Canadas sovereignty in the region, and uncover important research about the people, flora, fauna, and geology of the region. The year 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition. This Proof Silver Dollar is certified to be 99.99% pure silver with a diameter of 36.07 millimetres and a weight of 23.17 grams.
Designed by Canadian artist Bonnie Ross, the reverse image portrays several significant elements from the Canadian Arctic Expedition. In the foreground, the image draws on the abundant photography from the Expedition to present a portrait of three men standing beside a dogsled packed with gear. Harnessed to the sled, the waiting dog team is watches and listens for the command to move on across the Arctic tundra. Above the mountainous skyline on the distant horizon, a stylized image of a compass pointed 10 degrees east of true North fills the background. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
The entire Proof Set is struck in 99.99% Fine Silver. The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition with a coin whose artistry draws on the rich legacy of imagery from the historic exploration of the Canadian Arctic.
An excellent addition for any collection focused around history, Canadiana, the North, and the celebration of Canadian identity. An excellent gift for lovers of history, exploration, the North, and the variety and grandeur of the Canadian landscape.
CD lens concept with black genuine leather outer cover and custom beauty box. Customers located in MANITOBA, CANADA!!!!Please DO NOT hit pay it now until a revised invoice can be generated and sent to you. The item "2013 Proof Set with proof gold plated dollar all coins. 9999 Pure Silver (13095)" is in sale since Friday, December 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "gatewestcoins" and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.