Like a puzzle, Confederation came together piece by piece, every part clicking into place over time, the end result far greater than the sum of its parts. Diverse geographies, natural wonders and resources coming together from coast to coast to coast. A multitude of traditions, languages, and skills blurring distinct cultural lines. History may have recorded the beginning of Confederation 150 years ago, but for todays citizens, Canada can begin anywhere on this nations ever-evolving continuum. This puzzle coin is an outstanding, first-ever achievement at the Mint, and a unique portrait of Canada that will be the highlight of the most distinctive collections. The Mints first-ever puzzle coin! A must-have Canadian keepsake on this historic occasion! An unmatched portrait of Canada that will soar above all other commemorative keepsakes for its rich heraldic artistry, historic prestige, and cutting-edge technology. This coin is a must-have acquisition for dedicated numismatists, history buffs, and anyone seeking to mark Canadas 150th anniversary with a prestigious collectible that will stand the test of time. A numismatic breakthrough in precision craftsmanship beautifully crafted in 99.99% pure silver with selective colour and gold plate. Limited to only 800 coins worldwidean exceptional collecting opportunity! Each piece of this 14-piece puzzle coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt with, on central coin only, gold plate selectively applied to the effigy and the edge flat. Canadian heraldic artist Cathy Bursey-Sabourin has recreated Canadas 13 provincial and territorial shields on a series of jigsaw pieces that encircle a central coin to create a large, 14-part coin. Each shield is exquisitely coloured and presented in the order each province and territory entered Confederation. A garland of maple leaves visually connects the pieces and carries a ribbon with each provinces and territorys year of entry into Confederation. The central coin features a selectively gold plated Centre Block of Parliament Hill with the Centennial Flame burning in the foreground. The item “2017 FINE SILVER PUZZLE COIN CANADA 150″ is in sale since Monday, February 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “westedmontoncoinandstamp” and is located in Edmonton, Alberta. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada