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ANA WORLD’S FAIR - DENVER STATE FLOWER - THE COLUMBINE - 2017 $5 1 oz Silver Maple Leaf Coin

ANA WORLD’S FAIR - Privy Denver Flower - THE COLUMBINE - 2017 $5 1 oz Silver Maple Leaf Coin

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Two stately emblems come together in one exclusive design! To mark the Royal Canadian Mint’s attendance at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, this special issue pays tribute to the host city of Denver, by pairing Colorado’s state flower with Canada’s most recognized emblem, and joining them in a spirit of celebration.

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SPECIAL FEATURES

  • An annual tradition: Celebrate the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money with an exclusive and richly symbolic design.

  • A natural beauty: Superbly engraved in a magnificent proof finish, the reverse pairs the quintessential Canadian icon and the state flower of Colorado. A tribute to this year’s host city, Denver, and to the natural beauty of these two emblems!

  • “Stamp” of approval: Officially authorized by the ANA World’s Fair of Money, this fine silver coin includes a remarkable micro-engraved privy mark: a small-scale rendering of the American Numismatic Association’s logo, along with the name of the host city.

  • A limited collecting opportunity: Crafted from 1 oz. of 99.99% pure silver, this coin’s mintage is set to only 6,000 worldwide.

  • Always in high demand: Previous versions sold out quickly, so don’t wait—order your coin today!

DESIGN

Like a botanical illustration etched into 99.99% fine silver, the reverse design by Canadian artist Jesse Koreck features an outstanding amount of detail that capture the natural beauty of two stately floral emblems. On the left, the Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea) is depicted in full bloom; this official flower of the state of Colorado is known for large-sized, two-tone flowers that face upwards, as engraved on the reverse. Its slightly curved stem is loosely encircled by the petiole of a sugar maple leaf (Acer saccharum), whose deeply veined lobes and serrated edges are accentuated by the frosted finish against a brilliant background. Beneath the columbine, the micro-engraved privy mark stands as a celebration of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, as represented by the American Numismatic Association’s logo and the engraved word “DENVER”. The reverse also features the engraved word “CANADA”, while the obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

 
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Country
Canada
Year of Issue
2017
Denomination
5 Dollar
Metal
Silver
Fineness 
9999/1000
Mintage (pcs)
6000
Weight (g)
1 oz (31.39 g)
Diameter (mm)
38.61 mm
Quality
Proof
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Package type  Yes
Special Features

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