2017 Canada 10 Dollar 1/2-oz Silver Common Loon Proof- 150th Anniversary

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Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary with a Canadian Geographic Photo Silver Proof!

Known for its rich, haunting calls across upper North American lakes, the common loon is a staple in the Canadian wilderness. More than just a common bird, the breathtaking black and white (during summer months) features piercing red eyes which help it to see under water as it swims with torpedo-like ease. Now bring this beautiful loon home to nest in the form of a gleaming silver note, part of the 13-coin series celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary, which highlights the spectacular diversity and beauty of Canada's provinces and territories.

THE FINAL IN A 13- NOTE SERIES-- Inspired by a Canadian Geographic magazine photograph, this 2017 proof is the final in a 13-coin series honoring Canada's 150th anniversary and the beauty of the Canadian wilderness. Each coin is produced with spectacular detail and color on 99.99% pure silver.

HIGH-RELIEF PROOF AND VIVID COLOR IN PURE SILVER-- This proof is a ½-oz of 99.9% pure silver, expertly minted and struck multiple times with polished dies for exceptionally sharp details. The masterfully-colorized loon has a lifted head with outspread wings, preparing to take flight. A true collector's piece with "CANADA" and anniversary dates of "1867-2017" inscribed at the bottom of the reverse.

CANADIAN LEGAL TENDER-- Each 2017 Silver Common Loon 150th Proof is 10 dollars Canadian legal tender, a fact reflected on the note's obverse along with Susanna Blunt's portrait of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with rim inscriptions "CANADA", "10 DOLLARS" and "ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA".

SPECIAL CLAMSHELL PACKAGING-- Your coin will arrive in a rich, maroon-hued clamshell with a black box and includes an official certificate of authenticity.

ADD OR START THIS ANNIVERARY SET TODAY-- This final coin is one of 13 that celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary. A mintage of 25,000 is sure to be popular, so act fast to complete the set -- as it won't be minted again. Look for others in the series here at govmint.com!

This Common Loon note -- inspired by the admired photography of Canadian Geographic magazine -- is a colorful addition to any collection, and it makes a terrific gift to those who love wildlife-inspired coins and coins from different countries. RUN, don't walk to get this final proof in the 13-note series – as it won't be minted again! Order yours now.

Year of Issue 2017
Country Canada
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9999
Condition Proof
Pedigree Anniversary
Denomination 10.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Royal Canadian Mint
Coin Weight 15.87 Grams - g
Weight 1/2 Ounce - oz
Dimensions 34mm
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