2012 RCNA PURE SILVER PROOF SET - 1ST EVER SILVER PENNY - LIMITED TO 200
2012 RCNA (Royal Canadian Numismatic Association) Proof Set. Limited to 200 sets worldwide NOT OFFERED THROUGH THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT
This is a special addition 2012 Canadian proof set that was only available at the CNA coin show in Calgary, Alberta. The set features a special certificate and is limited to 200 pieces! These proof sets are nearly impossible to come by! The set itself features all the 2012 coins made of pure silver and gold plated including the 2012 silver dollar. The coin comes in the original case and box from the Royal Canadian Mint.
A FIRST! ALL COINS struck in 99.99% pure silver.
For the first time your premium Proof Set features:
• NEW! Only 200 sets worldwide - this collection will sell quickly
• NEW! A 99.99% Silver Proof Dollar with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
• NEW! Encircling the design of the Proof Dollar are 200 finely struck beads symbolizing the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812
• NEW! A 99.99% silver loonie with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
• NEW! A 99.99% silver one-cent coin with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
It also marks the first time that the Canadian penny has been struck in Fine Silver with selective pink-gold plating—making it a highly coveted item to add to your fine collection.
And there is another first: this Premium Fine Silver Proof Set has a strict mintage of just 20,000, making it the lowest mintage proof set since 1971.
NEW! A 99.99% Silver toonie with stunning selective 24 karat gold plating
All coins in your Premium Proof Set exhibit the highest quality finish (Proof) produced by the Royal Canadian Mint:
• Hand Polished! The field (flat background) has a highly hand polished mirror-like finish
• Four finishes! The relief (raised foreground) incorporates the use of four (4) different finishes which beautifully accentuate the design
• The dies used to strike your coins have been polished with a mixture containing diamond powder to ensure that the exquisite details are maintained on the coins during striking
• To maintain the highest quality in your set, only 1000-3000 coins have been struck per die
• Individually Pressed! Each of your coins will have been individually and delicately hand fed into and out of the coining press
• Hi-Def! All your coins will have been double struck at lower striking speeds, to give high definition and contrast between the field and the relief
About the Design:
• You will enjoy the intricate detailing on the Proof Dollar depicting a British sergeant, a Voltigeur Canadien and an Iroquois warrior wearing historically accurate uniforms and approaching the invader with unity of purpose to defend the border and colonies they represent
About the Package:
• Your set will include a numbered certificate with detailed coin specifications – your proof of ownership for this low mintage premium Proof Set and evidence that each coin has been individually inspected by our resident quality assurance specialists
• This set comes in genuine black leather case and custom beauty box - at no additional cost to you
The proof set is a perennial favourite and great gift idea that can be cherished and shared with your friends and loved ones forever and is a must have for all Canadian military history enthusiasts.