She was originally portrayed as Britannia's youthful and obedient daughter - but as Canada's role and international relationships changed over time, so too did the symbolism associated with this icon. Miss Canada was withdrawn from public use shortly after the Second World War.
Miss Canada makes a special appearance on a new 1/4 oz. Gold coin for 2013, with all the ideals and values of today's 21st-century Canada. This coin celebrates Canadian culture and heritage.
This 99.99% 1/4 oz pure gold coin showcases five different coin finishes, each with a separate degree of luster for a striking appearance. This new annual offering is part of a three-coin series: gold, silver, and bronze. Designed by Canadian artist Laurie McGaw, your coin features a stunning iconic rendering of a new Miss Canada allegory for modern-day Canada. Seated on the "throne" of the Canadian Shield, Miss Canada is classically dressed, sporting a crown of maple leaves, her right hand open in a welcoming gesture, and holding a staff in her left.
The landscape surrounding Miss Canada demonstrates our country's robust natural variety-including vast mountains, a pure glacial river, large waterway and a wild forested shoreline. An eagle flies overhead the image of a jumping fish. The base of the image is decorated with a garland composed of more than 25 species of Canadian leaves.
The reverse is engraved with the word "CANADA, " the date "2013" and the face value of 25 DOLLARS. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clam-shell case lined with flock and protected by a black Royal Canadian Mint-branded sleeve. Rich in symbolism and meaning, this coin is a wonderful gift to commemorate Canada Day, new citizenship, and other important events.It makes a stunning addition to any collection featuring Canadian heritage, history, classical coin design, natural imagery, or "Canadiana". If your automatic checkout does. We reserve the right to hold all.
For in-person pick-up we also accept cash or Interac. Please wait for us to send you an invoice. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins".
The seller is "jandm-coin-jewellery" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.