Artist: Brent Townsend (reverse), Suzanna Blunt (obverse). War of 1812 Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof. Composition: 99.99% pure silver gold plated.Artist: Ralph-Robert Carmichael (reverse), Suzanna Blunt (obverse). Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Artist: Canada's Coat of Arms (reverse), Suzanna Blunt (obverse). Artist: Emanuel Hahn (reverse), Suzanna Blunt (obverse). Kruger-Gray (reverse), Suzanna Blunt (obverse). Composition: 99.99% pure silver with selective pink gold plating. This Is a History-making Silver Proof Set! ALL COINS struck in 99.99% pure silver. For the first time a premium Proof Set features. A 99.99% Silver Dollar. With stunning selective 24 karat gold plating.
Encircling the design of the Proof Dollar are 200 finely struck beads, symbolizing 2012 as the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. A 99.99% silver loonie with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating.
This set also marks the first time that the Canadian penny has been struck in Fine Silver with selective pink-gold plating - making it a highly coveted item to add to any fine silver collection. As they went on sale. They since have commanded a healthy premium in the secondary market. The lowest mintage proof set from the Royal Canadian Mint since 1971.A 99.99% Silver toonie with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating. All coins in this fine silver Premium Proof Set exhibit the highest quality finish (Proof) produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The field (flat background) has a highly hand polished mirror-like finish. The relief (raised foreground) incorporates the use of four different finishes to beautifully accentuate the design. The dies used to strike the coins were polished with a mixture containing diamond powder to ensure that the exquisite details were maintained on the coins during striking. To maintain the highest quality in this set, only 1,000 - 3,000 coins were struck per die. Each of these coins was individually and delicately hand fed into and out of the coining press. All coins will have been double struck at lower striking speeds, to give high definition and contrast between the fields (flat areas) and the relief (legends & devices). Collectors & investors will enjoy the intricate detailing on the Proof Dollar depicting a British sergeant, a " Voltigeur Canadien", and an Iroquois warrior wearing historically accurate uniforms, approaching the invader with unity of purpose to defend the border and colonies they represent. Each set includes a numbered certificate with detailed coin specifications proof of ownership for this low mintage premium Proof Set and evidence that each coin has been individually inspected by the Royal Canadian Mints resident quality assurance specialists. Set comes in genuine black leather case and custom beauty box to provide protection for the leather case and the coins inside. Proof sets are perennial favorites and a great gift idea that can be cherished and shared with friends and loved ones forever. This is a must have set for everyone who appreciates the finest in coins. It is also a perfect gift for military history enthusiasts.
Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.
Best Offer Pricing When we offer final marked-down sale prices that are lower than our minimum Best Offer price, eBays system isnt always capable of removing the Best Offer feature. Unsearched All of the coins offered in this listing are unsearched. Many coin dealers search all coins when they are received from the Mint. They "cherry-pick" the best coins.Then submit them to be graded, certified, and slabbed by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, etc. When a dealer searches coins, those that they sell in original Mint packaging are only lesser quality coins. Photos: When a listing offers multiples of the same coin, one coin is picked at random and photographed.
Since all coins offered in that listing are essentially identical, the coin photographed is representative of all coins offered. Surface areas that appear black on some proof coin photos are actually highly polished, mirror-bright metal reflecting the color of the camera. Whenever possible, we use actual photos of our coins, rather than just artists conception drawings from the Mint.
We frequently update and upgrade the photos that appear with our listings, using improved cameras and lenses and better lighting. We will honor your requests for additional photos as quickly as our schedule permits.
The item "Canada 2012 War of 1812 Silver Dollar 99.99% Pure Silver 8 Coin Proof Set + Gold" is in sale since Sunday, December 23, 2012. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Mint Sets". The seller is "okranchlandandcattlecompany" and is located in Lewisville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.