2001 50 CENT STERLING SILVER COIN - FESTIVALS OF CANADA - NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR FOLK FESTIVAL
Our next stop is the East Coast, where the cultural heritage of Ireland, Scotland, England & France come together to create the Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival. Founded on the experiences and musical expression of the province's first European immigrants, this festival celebrates all that is old and all that is new in this unique musical style.
The Royal Canadian Mint invites you to join a fabulous and fun-filled three-year journey across Canada to celebrate the festivals unique to each province and territory. Come join in the fun!
Special features :
•This series commemorates a popular festival in each
province and territory.
•Will target different audiences: tourists, local residents of
festivals, festival supporters and local talent.
•Makes the best souvenir of the Festival.
•Fun and educational product as it creates awareness about
Canada’s cultural customs.
Face value : 50 cents
Mintage : Singles - unlimited
Composition : 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
Weight (g) : 9.30
Diameter (mm) : 27.13
Thickness (mm) : 2.06