2012 Canada Proof Fine Silver Double Dollar Set – 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 (Deluxe)
All coins are in this set are struck in 99.99% pure silver.
For the first time your premium Proof Set features:
• Only 20,000 sets worldwide – this collection will sell quickly
• A 99.99% Silver Proof Dollar with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
• Encircling the design of the Proof Dollar are 200 finely struck beads symbolizing the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812
• A 99.99% silver loonie with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
• A 99.99% silver one-cent coin with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
It also marks the first time that the Canadian penny has been struck in Fine Silver with selective pink-gold plating.
And there is another first: this Premium Fine Silver Proof Set has a strict mintage of just 20,000, making it the lowest mintage proof set since 1971.
NEW! A 99.99% Silver toonie with stunning selective 24-karat gold plating
All coins in your Premium Proof Set exhibit the highest quality finish (Proof) produced by the Royal Canadian Mint:
• Hand Polished! The field (flat background) has a highly hand polished mirror-like finish
• Four finishes! The relief (raised foreground) incorporates the use of four (4) different finishes which beautifully accentuate the design
• The dies used to strike your coins have been polished with a mixture containing diamond powder to ensure that the exquisite details are maintained on the coins during striking
• To maintain the highest quality in your set, only 1000-3000 coins have been struck per die
• Individually Pressed! Each of your coins will have been individually and delicately hand fed into and out of the coining press
• Hi-Def! All your coins will have been double struck at lower striking speeds, to give high definition and contrast between the field and the relief
About the Design:
Enjoy the intricate detailing on the Proof Dollar depicting a British sergeant, a Voltigeur Canadien and an Iroquois warrior wearing historically accurate uniforms and approaching the invader with unity of purpose to defend the border and colonies they represent
About the Package:
This set includes:
• A numbered certificate with detailed coin specifications
• Comes in genuine black leather case and custom beauty box
Face Value: Set – Included are the Fine Silver 24-karat Gold Plated $1, $2, Loonie, 50 cent, 25 cent, 10 cent, 5 cent, 1 cent coin.
Composition: 99.99% Fine Silver