2014 50-CENT PURE GOLD COIN - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF QUEBEC AND CHARLOTTETOWN CONFERENCES. This beautifully engraved, finely finished, and symbolically rich 1/25th-ounce gold coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences-important steps on Canada's path to nationhood. The reverse design by Royal Canadian Mint engraver Matthew Bowen is a reinterpretation of Canada's 1964 silver dollar celebrating the centennial of the Charlottetown and Quebec City Conferences.The simple but rich design features the raised outline of a maple leaf. Inside the maple leaf are the four floral symbols of the major European settler groups represented in the Province of Canada and the Maritime provinces at the time of Confederation: the French fleur-de-lis at the top of the leaf, the English rose beneath it, the Irish shamrock on the left side of the image, and the Scottish thistle on the right.
This proof-quality 99.99% pure gold coin celebrates two key events in Canadian Confederation: the Charlottetown and Quebec City Conferences. Features a striking reinterpretation of the Royal Canadian Mint's 1964 silver dollar celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Charlottetown and Quebec City Conferences.
A limited mintage of only 7,500 coins means that this beautiful gold coin is sure to be sought after among collectors. This proudly patriotic coin features the floral symbols of the major European settler groups represented in the Canadian provinces at the time of Canadian Confederation: the French fleur-de-lis, the English rose, the Irish shamrock, and the Scottish thistle. A beautiful addition for any collector who enjoys history, historical events, Canadian politics and political history, unique design, original art, or Canadiana.
A stunning gift or thoughtful introduction to collecting for history buffs and Canadian heritage enthusiasts. Composition 99.99% pure gold. Packaging Maroon clamshell with black beauty box. Finished size 67 mm x 67 mm. LAUNCH DATE: September 2, 2014.ADVERTISING DATE: September 2, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative".
The seller is "gatewestcoins" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.