The backbone of Canada's marine industry in the 19?? Century, the brigantine was the versatile workhorse that plied the coastal trade routes and sailed on the high seas. A NEW annual series begins! Launching in 2022, our annual. Series of pure gold coins celebrates the legendary vessels that drew international acclaim for Canada's shipyards and contributed to our rich maritime heritage.This 2022-dated coin is sure to be a coveted piece and a prestigious addition to any collection, especially a gold-, history- or nautical-themed one. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. Coin is an expertly engraved and exquisitely detailed portrait of Canada's past. Your low mintage (1,200) coin is crafted from of 99.99% pure gold, with a mirror-like finish that lights up the maritime art engraved on its reverse. Composition 99.99% Pure Gold. Originally, "brig" was short for "brigantine" but it eventually came to signify a vessel with a different type of rigging than the brigantine. The brig is the larger of the two; it had two square-rigged masts that gave it greater sailing power for ocean passages but required a bigger crew. Which was originally launched as the. Backed by clouds that sit low on the horizon, two brigantines are shown on the open sea, where the wind fills their canvas sails. The reverse includes the word "CANADA", a face value of "200 DOLLARS", and the year "2022". The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.