This gold-plated fine silver coin commemorates Cooks anchoring off Nootka Sound, viewed from the perspective of the Mowachaht people who greeted the expedition. A HISTORIC MEETING OF CULTURES: This gold-plated fine silver coin is a special commemoration of the 240th anniversary of Captain James Cooks arrival at Nootka Sounda historic meeting of cultures that left an indelible imprint on our history. FULLY GOLD PLATED: Pure gold plating transforms this 99.99% pure silver piece by giving it a rich golden hue that enhances the intricately engraved design, featuring multiple finishes. STEP INTO THE PAST: The design draws the viewer deeper into the scene by presenting the HMS Resolution from the perspective of those seated or standing in the dugout canoe. ADDED EMPHASIS ON CULTURE: The unique viewpoint also reflects the special significance of this historic event as a meeting of cultures, with added engraved details that -pay tribute to the longstanding cultural traditions of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation. Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Weight (g): 62.69. Packaging: Maroon clamshell with a standard black beauty box. Finished Size: 88 mm x 88 mm. LAUNCH DATE: May 1, 2018. ADVERTISING DATE: May 1, 2018. The item “2018 $30 FINE SILVER 2oz. COIN CAPTAIN COOK AND THE HMS RESOLUTION (18477)(NT)” is in sale since Monday, May 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “gatewestcoins” and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada