Details of coin from RCM below. In 1896, a major gold rush in Yukons Klondike Valley brought an awareness of gold mining and the theme of mineral wealth into the Canadian consciousness. Romantic notions of sacks filled with gold coins and rags-to-riches glory took hold of the public imagination. After a series of negotiations with the British authorities, the.
Was passed in 1901, allowing for a branch of the British Royal Mint to be established in Canada to produce domestic coinage. The Ottawa branch of the British Royal Mint officially opened in 1908. In March of 1912 the first gold coins that were Canadian in every aspect, from raw material to reverse image design, were struck.
Although the world into which they now shed their warm glow is utterly different from their original erathese storied coins retain a moment in Canadian history when progress, hope, pride, and victory burned brightly in the Canadian imagination. Own a part of Canadian history! Be one of the few to own such an illustrious and rare coin!
Your authentic 1914 first Canadian gold coin is composed of 90% fine Canadian gold, much of it from Ontario, and 10% copper. Your gold coin was hand selected from the thousands of available coins!
Extremely limited volume of only 1,924 is available from the Royal Canadian Mint! Your coin depicts a shield bearing the then Canadian coat of arms, composed of the provincial arms of the Dominion of Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.
The shield is encircled by graceful maple boughs. The inscription CANADA is engraved above the shield, and the date 1914 and face value FIVE DOLLARS is engraved below the shield.The effigy of King George V adorns the obverse side of your coins. Both sides of the coin are framed with a raised beaded circle. The coin, encased in a capsule featuring silver holographic security seals, is presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded black clamshell case and protected by a black beauty box. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me! The item "CANADA 1914 $5 Hand-Selected Gold Coin" is in sale since Saturday, October 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "galaxy-gadgets" and is located in Burnaby, BC. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.