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2001 $20 STERLING SILVER COIN - MARCO POLO - CANADA TRANSPORTATION ON SEA

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Description

The Marco Polo

Built in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1851 by James Smith, the Marco Polo for a time was considered to be the fastest ship in the world and named the "Queen of the Seas." The Marco Polo beat the world record run from England to Australia by a full week and reached England from Canada in 15 days on her record breaking maiden voyage.

Specifications:
Face Value: 20 dollars
Mintage: 41,828
Composition: .925 Silver, .075 Copper
Weight (g): 31.103
Diameter (mm): 38.0
Edge: Interrupted Serration
Finish: Proof

Packaging:
This coin is presented in an oval shaped metal case featuring the Royal Canadian Mint logo on the lid.

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