2018 $20 Captain Canuck - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932089013

RCM Number:
164892
Country: Canada
Year: 2018

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Description

More than a home-grown comic book hero, Captain Canuck personifies the spirit of Canadians by embodying self-sacrifice, determination and integrity, and all with a full dose of humility and compassion. This rectangular coin is the ultimate tribute to a Canadian pop-culture icon, who fights for justice and peace while wearing the colours of our nation's flag.

Utilizing the coin's rectangular shape, the reverse mimics the appearance of a comic book, specifically the cover of Captain Canuck No. 1 (July 1975). Key elements from the original cover art by Richard Comely are faithfully replicated by combining precision engraving, various frostings and a selective colour application. The focus is primarily on Captain Canuck, who strikes a defiant pose as he stands on rugged terrain, while the yellow sun hangs low in the northern sky. His maple leaf suit is based on the real-life colours of the large Canadian flag engraved behind him, which further emphasizes the character's Canadian roots. The reverse includes the engraved word "CANADA" above a corner box element bearing the face value "20 DOLLARS"; "CAPTAIN CANUCK" and "CAPITAINE CANUCK" are engraved on either side of the hero, while the year "2018" is engraved on the land mass below. A laser-engraved maple leaf pattern fills the obverse, which features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

It's a RECTANGULAR coin! Shaped like a comic book, this coin is a fitting tribute to a Canadian hero and pop-culture icon.


CAPTAIN CANUCKª Richard D. Comely 2018. Under license to Chapterhouse Publishing Incorporated 2018. All rights Reserved.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Year: 2018

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 49.8 mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.56 grams
Bullion Weight: 1.013 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Captain Canuck No.1 in a rectangular shape
Artist: Richard Comely
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: 3500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canadian,Royal Canadian Mint,Pop Culture


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