2016 Transatlantic Cable, 150th Anniversary - Special Edition Silver Dollar Proof Set

SKU: 623932074545

RCM Number:
151850
Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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Description

On July 27, 1866, a new era of global communication began as S.S. Great Eastern steamed into HeartÕs Content, Newfoundland, to complete a link that could relay messages quickly between the Old World and the New. This fine silver proof dollar commemorates the 150th anniversary of that transatlantic telegraph cable, which revolutionized communications while transforming Newfoundland into an international hub.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Year: 2016

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 36.07mm
Material: Other
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 0.745 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: S.S. Great Eastern anchored offshore
Artist: Yves Berube
Finish: Proof
Series: 150th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Cable
Quantity Produced: 12500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Transportation


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