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

SKU: 155076

RCM Number:
155076
Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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Description

This $10 fine silver coin showcases a traditional Inuit Drum Dance and represents Nunavut. The coin is double dated 1867-2017 with a $10 denomination and weighs just over one half ounce of pure silver.  The mintage is limited to 25,000.  HST/GST exempt.  

 

The Design:

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 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 “CANADA” and the dates “1867-2017” to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Details

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

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 34mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 15.87 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.51 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Finish: Matte Proof
Series: Celebrating Canada's 150th
Quantity Produced: 25,000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II


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