Experience the thrill of a UFO sighting with this THIRD coin in our series. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box, certificate of authenticity and special flashlight. Mintage only 5,000 worldwide. What happens when a UFO witness is an on-duty police officer? Enhanced with black light-activated technology, our THIRD.
Coin is a colourful retelling of a famous Canadian UFO event. The 1978 Clarenville Incident is a compelling account that can't be easily dismissed since it involved several witnesses, including an RCMP officer who described a strange sight that has never been satisfactorily explained.October 26, 1978, 1:45 a. Responding to a call, RCMP Constable James Blackwood arrived at the scene in Clarenville, N. Where witnesses directed his attention to a brightly lit object in the sky. Using binoculars and a high-powered scope, they observed the fin-tailed, oval-shaped craft as it hovered above the water near Random Island. It emitted no sound; and when the officer flashed the lightbar on his police cruiser, the mysterious craft instantly mimicked the lights. It remained in the area for nearly an hour before rising up suddenly and vanishing into the night, leaving no trace of its passage - except a credible eyewitness account. Fine silver rectangular coin gives you a front row seat to a famous Canadian UFO event: the 1978 incident at Clarenville, N. THIRD COIN IN THE SERIES. From unusual sightings to strange encounters, this series brings you some of Canada's most fascinating tales of unexplained phenomena. For our third UFO tale, the coin features a landscape orientation that allows for a sweeping waterfront view, and an expressive art style that gives it a distinct Newfoundland vibe. Use the black light flashlight (included) to activate the coin's glow-in-the-dark features, and you'll see the bright lights described by the witnesses. Mintage is limited to just 5,000 coins worldwide and it will likely be a sought-after piece. A similar object was spotted in the area on October 12, two weeks prior to the UFO event depicted on this coin.
Blackwood, an aircraft enthusiast, was sceptical when he first arrived at the scene. Using a telescope retrieved from the detachment office, Blackwood studied the Boeing 737-sized craft through the magnified view. It appeared to be made of a dull, coarse-looking metal and had no doors or windows. Its bottom half was bathed in white light, with flashing blue lights on both sides and a red one on top. The sighting was reported to the Department of National Defence.The National Research Council suggested it may have been the planet Jupiter casting its shadow on the water, but the witnesses disagreed with this explanation. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "canadacoinchest" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped worldwide.