2017 $10 Celebrating Canada's 150th: Drum Dancing (Nunavut) - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932079755

RCM Number:
155076
Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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Description

From colourful flora to iconic fauna and landmarks, the breathtaking photographs of Canadian Geographic reflect the rich diversity of the Canadian experience. The final coin in the Celebrating CanadaÕs 150th series highlights one of the many vibrant Inuit traditions that are an important part of life in Nunavut. FINAL coin in an exciting 13-coin series: As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, embark on a cross-country collecting experience with a stunning series that showcases CanadaÕs iconic flora, fauna, landscapes and landmarks!

Based on a photograph by Canadian photographer Michelle Valberg, the reverse features vibrant colour over detailed engraving that captures an Inuit drum dance on Devon Island, Nunavut. Artist Mathew Nuqingaq of Iqaluit, Nunavut, is dressed in traditional clothing as he lifts up a large frame drum (a qilaut) while performing a traditional song. The sun adds a vibrancy to the Arctic landscape behind him, where the golden colours of the tundra stand out beneath the clear blue sky. The reverse also features the engraved word ÒCANADAÓ and the dates Ò1867-2017Ó to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

This collaborative series between the Royal Canadian Mint and Canadian Geographic magazine features striking designs based on unforgettable photographs from the bi-monthly publication. An affordable way to introduce others to the joy of coin collecting while fostering a widespread appreciation for the incomparable beauty of CanadaÕs landscapes!

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Year: 2017

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 34mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 0.51 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Finish: Matte Proof
Series: Celebrating Canada's 150th
Quantity Produced: 25000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II


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