The Canadian Mint, between 1973 and 1976 released a total of 28 different designs in seven series (each with a different theme, ranging from Canadian sports to Olympic souvenirs). All were struck in sterling silver.
It would be the start of many Olympic coin issues that have been released to this date. In July, 1973 the Canadian Parliament authorized the Royal Canadian Mint to issue Sterling Silver Olympic Coins. This historic issue of Canadian Coin of the realm in sterling silver commemorates the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. To express its pride in this great international event, the Government of Canada will strike the larges matched Set of 28 legal tender Coins in the 2500-year history of Olympic Coins.
These Olympic Coins are unlike an Canadian coins ever minted. They are true Coins of the realm. That is, the Coins are legal tender backed by the Government of Canada for their full face value. There are 7 Series in total.
Olympic Track and Field Sports. Olympic Team and Body Contact Sports.
14 have a gross weight of 24.300 grams. Each coin is 92.5% silver for a net silver weight of 44.955 grams (1.4453 troy ounces) and 22.478 grams (0.7227 troy ounces) of silver respectively.ALL 7 SERIES (28 ENCAPSULATED COINS) ARE INCLUDED WITH THE OFFICIAL OLYMPIC PRESENTATION CASE. The attractive case is covered in brown vinyl embossed with the 1976 Olympic logo and comes with individual lock and key. This item has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The item "1976 Limited Edition Canadian Sterling Silver Olympic Coin Collection" is in sale since Wednesday, December 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "goldsilverpawn" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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