Get the COMPLETE 6-COIN COLLECTION of all six silver proofs in the extremely popular Big Coins Series, in the rare solid wood presentation case display box! Get all six circulating Canadian denominations, each minted in five troy ounces of pure silver with proof finish and full color! This listing is for the COMPLETE Collection of all 6 different. Big Coins Series 5 Troy Ounce Pure Silver Proof coins in the 6-Coin Custom Solid Wood Presentation Case Box. These may also be available individually! The Royal Canadian Mint strikes again! Now we’re livin’ large! Here’s your unique opportunity to acquire each of the current six circulating denominations of Canadian coinage – except blown up to monster size! Celebrate the history and artistry of Canadian circulation coinage, in a larger version – the better to enjoy these storied designs in all their glory! Each beautiful proof is minted in five troy ounces. Of pure silver and features vibrant, full color. On both the obverse! Extremely rare, complete six-coin proof set! Very, very few sets in the solid wood presentation case display box were issued by the Mint! Get the Complete Collection – All 6 Big Coins 5 Oz Silver Proofs – Only A Tiny Number of Sets Issued. Each coin is only the second five ounce silver of its denomination in Canadian history! We can not stress strongly enough what an opportunity this is! Five Ounce Silver Penny. This landmark proof set has already become a numismatic delicacy, to be greedily pursued by future generations! The mintage limit is extremely low, so grab yours now! Collect ALL the Big Coins 5 Oz Silver Proofs. 1 Common Loon “Loonie” 5 Oz Silver Dollar. 2 Caribou 5 Oz Silver Quarter Dollar – 25 Cents. 3 Bluenose Schooner 5 Oz Silver Dime – 10 Cents. 4 Beaver 5 Oz Silver Nickel – 5 Cents. 5 Coat of Arms 5 Oz Silver Half Dollar – 50 Cents. 6 Polar Bear “Toonie” 5 Oz Silver Two Dollars. + Big Coins Complete 6-Coin Collection! The Beloved Bi-Metallic Polar Bear Toonie. The Canadian two dollar coin, commonly referred to as the “toonie” or “twonie”, was introduced on February 19, 1996 by Public Works minister Diane Marleau. The toonie is a bi-metallic coin sporting an scene of a large, adult polar bear. Standing on an ice floe, gazing out over the early summer Arctic. Landscape, by artist Brent Townsend. The other side, like all other current Canadian circulation coins, has a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It has the legend ELIZABETH II D. REGINA in a different typeface from any other Canadian circulation coin. It is also the only such coin to consistently bear its date of issue on the Queen side. The name “toonie” became so widely accepted that in 2006 the Royal Canadian Mint secured the rights to it! A competition to name the polar bear. Resulted in the name “Churchill”, a reference both to Winston Churchill and to the common polar bear sightings near Churchill, Manitoba. The coin is manufactured using a patented and distinctive bi-metallic coin locking mechanism. The coins are estimated to last at least 20 years in circulation. The discontinued two-dollar bank note was less expensive to manufacture, but on average each bill lasted only one year. Here’s a coin set with a ton of investment potential, to say nothing of cachet! Each coin is huge (nearly 3 inches in diameter) and stuck in the purest silver. Refined anywhere in the world. The numismatic circulating coin theme is extremely popular, too! Then there’s that extremely low mintage limit. Only a tiny number of these sets was released by the Mint! Don’t let this baby get away – get your set today! 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. The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. Each five troy ounce silver coin. Is 99.99% pure! An artistic, realistic and minutely detailed portrait of a polar bear. The date of issue and denomination also appear. 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 reads ELIZABETH II D. REGINA (“Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God”). Each coin is encapsulated inside a handsome solid wood presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by full color outer box. Individually-numbered certificates of authenticity are included. 945.60 (6 x 157.60 g). Total for each single coin. Proof with 24-Karat Gold Plating. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. The item “Canada 2016 Big Coins Series 5 Oz Color Silver Proof 6 Coin Set in Wood Case Box” is in sale since Saturday, September 10, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “talismancoins” and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year: 2016
- Type: Proof Set
- Composition: Silver
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada