The 20 Dollar Centennial of Confederation coin was produced in 1976 by the Canadian Mint to commemorate the 100 year anniversary since the dominion of Canada was formed. It was the first time a 20 dollar gold coin and been produced by the Canadian Mint and formed part of an attractive set of centennial coins.
The 20 dollar gold coin produced to commemorate centennial year of the signing of the Canadian Confederation is the pick of an attractive noteworthy collection designed Alex Colville. With a 90% gold purity weighing 18.273 grams, it is by far the most valuable coin of the centennial set and is a noteworthy addition to any coin collection. With a mintage of just 337688, these coins rarely surface in the bullion market and complete sets of the coins are seen even less. The 20 dollar Canada centennial gold coin therefore represents a great opportunity to start or build a unique coin collection that promises to make a great return on investment.
The Centennial of Confederation $20 coins feature the Coat of Arms of Canada on the reverse side, a shield with an upright griffin and unicorn standing either side of it. At the top is the date 1967 marking the year the coins were manufactures, separated by the Royal Crown on England. The country of origin and face value of 20 dollars is inscribed around the top edges. The obverse side of the coin features a young looking Queen Elizabeth II.
The Canadian Confederation took the decision to issue its own currency from the first day the Confederation was signed. Subsequently it has historical importance that changed the design of coins circulated in the region. To mark this landmark event the Royal Canada Mint issued a commemorative collection of centennial coins that included a series of wildlife animals together with the $20 gold coins bearing the country’s Coat of Arms on the reverse side. It was the first time Canada had produced a coin with a face value of 20 dollars.
The Royal Canadian Mint has a global reputation of producing some of the finest gold bullion in the world, and the refinery takes every measure to produce goods to the highest industry standards. Using developed technologies and techniques, their coins are struck with precise measurements and security features that are impossible to replicate without escaping the attention of expert checkers.
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