It is our song, the one that represents every Canadian from coast to coast and across the True North strong and free. This years Silver Maple Leaf fractional set celebrates the 40th anniversary of the. And the day when “O Canada”officially became Canadas song. All five coins share the same double-dated design. A red Swarovski® element adds extra sparkle to the 1 oz. Coin design, which is clad in a red (the colour of Canada) that allows the silver alloy to shine through. But it is the addition of an engraved musical staffwith the famous opening notes of “O Canada”that ensures our anthem will always have a place in your heart and your collection. Celebrate the True North strong and free with this stunning silver fractional set! CELEBRATE O CANADAS 40-YEAR MILESTONE! Canadas pride for our national anthem shines in this five-piece fractional set 1 oz. , which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the. An act that made “O Canada” the official national anthem of Canada. A VERY CANADIAN RED! Coin is enhanced with a bold metallic red that colourfully symbolizes Canada. Coin also features: a Swarovski® element; edge lettering (01.07.80, the day when “O Canada” officially became our national anthem); and a mini musical staff with the opening notes of “O Canada”. SILVER SHINES THROUGH THE RED! The red colour is translucent enough to allow the silver alloy to shine through for an elegant shimmer effect. The coins reverse proof finish ensures all eyes are on the engraved relief. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. 99.99% PURE SILVER COINS! All five coins feature the same maple leaf-themed reverse design by Lisa Thomson Khan. The double dates 1980 2020 mark the 40th anniversary of the. Which designated “O Canada”as the national anthem of Canada. On the 1 oz. Coin, the engraved cluster of three maple leaves is tinted with a red metallic colour that allows the silver alloy to shine through. The large coin is distinguished by three additional features: a red Swarovski® element; edge lettering to commemorate the official proclamation date (01.07.80); and an engraved musical staff with the opening notes of “O Canada”. “O Canada” was first performed on June 24, 1880100 years (almost to the day) before it became our national anthem. Composed by Calixa Lavallée, “O Canada” quickly became popular in the province of Quebec. The original French lyrics by Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier are the same ones we sing today. While the melody has always been the same, several English versions of “O Canada” were introduced prior to 1980. The most recent change came in 2018, when in all thy sons command was modified to in all of us command to ensure gender parity. Your coins are individually encapsulated and presented in a single Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. 99.99% pure silver. Reverse proof with colour, and Swarovski® element. Plain with edge lettering. Lisa Thomson Khan (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). I do leave feedback for everyone. The item “1980-2020 O Canada Maple Leaf 5-Coin Pure Silver Proof Fractional Set” is in sale since Monday, September 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “coins.4.fun” and is located in Richmond Hill, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Certification: Uncertified
- Grade: Ungraded
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated