AN OUTSTANDING RCM FIRST: Introducing the first ever Stanley Cup-shaped coin! In 1892, the Governor General of Canada, Lord Stanley, donated a silver bowl for the purpose of fostering a competitive spirit between Canadas amateur hockey teams. From this expression of support sprung a rich legacy, as the Stanley Cup evolved into one of the most revered trophy in professional sportsand a celebrated icon in Canada. The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cups origins, with a one-of-a-kind shaped coin that pays tribute to hockeys ultimate prize. DESIGN Developed by the Royal Canadian Mints team of R&D specialists, engineers and engravers, this fine silver coin has a unique shape that is instantly recognisable to hockey fans that have ever dreamed of hoisting the Stanley Cup at centre ice. The reverse design presents a reduced-scale replica of the illustrious hockey trophy, all in a magnificent reverse proof finish. Detailed engraving recreates the ringed appearance of the Cups rounded barrel base, topped by the silver bowl that replicates the one donated by the Governor General of Canada, Lord Stanley. The finer details are enhanced by the application of different finishes that alter the way light reflects off the coins silver surface, thus infusing the innovative design with a life-like sense of depth and dimension. SPECIAL FEATURES – Struck in a beautiful reverse proof finish, this 99.9% fine silver coin is a stunning replica of the Cupalbeit on a smaller scale. A one-of-a-kind way to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup and its rich history. Low mintage of just 5,000 do not miss your shot at scoring one of these coins! – The ultimate collectible for any hockey fan, this coin is a fantastic addition to any collection that features technological firsts or sports themes. Thank you for looking to my items. The item “1892- 2017-‘125th Anniversary of the Stanley Cup(R)’ Shaped $50 Silver Coin” is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “rookie*gr” and is located in CANADA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Certification: Royal Canadian Mimt
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Grade: Ungraded
- Brand/Mint: Royal Canadian Mint