5630 Dunbar St. at 41st Ave.
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Canada 2004 Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait Set

In 1936 a young Dominion began to express its growing sense of nationhood by introducing coins with distinctly Canadian designs. The Canadian Coat of Arms emerged as the design of choice for the 50 cent coin.
Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait set Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait setWhen Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953, her effigy was introduced on Canadian coinage, showing her wearing a wreath of laurel leaves.

The Coat of Arms was the design as proclaimed in 1921.

Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait set Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait setIn 1965, the Queen's portrait was updated to show the monarch wearing a jeweled tiara and a more elaborate gown.

The Coat of Arms was also modified to represent design changes implemented in 1957.

Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait set

In 1990, the first domestically designed effigy made it's debut on Canada's coins, with the Queen wearing pearls and a diamond tiara, adornments of a mature stature.

The coat of arms remained the same 1957 version.

Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait set Proof Sterling Silver Queen's Portrait setThe 50th anniversary of the Queen's coronation in 2003 was a milestone requiring an upgrade. West Vancouver artist Susanna Blunt was commissioned

The Coat of Arms was also revised to include the ribbon that was added in 1994. Inscribed on the ribbon is the motto of the Order of Canada "They desire a better country."

Only 20,000 minted
Certificate of authenticity and presentation case

$95.00 CDN

Note: Silver is currently in a speculative market and silver coins may be unavailable or subject to price changes. Please phone or email before ordering to confirm price and availability.

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