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1 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Lake Michigan

Provided as the 4th launch from the Royal Canadian Mint’s Great Lakes series is the proof 2015 Lake Michigan 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. 83% have already marketed.

Lake Michigan Coin

Mintage of the 99.99% or four nines fine silver coin is restricted to 10,000 and also like others of the collection; each bears an interpretation of a bathymetry map of a lake– for this coin, Lake Michigan.

For those of you not familiar with Lake Michigan, it is the biggest of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is additionally the only one located totally within the United States. The others share the usual Canada-United States boundary. Lake Michigan is likewise the fifth largest lake worldwide.

Silver Coin Requirements and Designs

In clear blue enamel to stand for different depths and design is the interpretation of a bathymetry map of Lake Michigan. Inscriptions within and also below the concept include LAKE MICHIGAN, LAK MICHIGAN (French model of Lake Michigan), 20 DOLLARS and also 2015.

Struck as legal tender of Canada, Susanna Blunt’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse. The picture is surrounded by the engravings of ELIZABETH II and D G REGINA.

Coins of the Great Lake collection have to comply with the following requirements:

Mintage– 10,000

Composition– great silver (99.99 % pure).

Finish– proof.

Weight (g)– 31.39.

Diameter (mm)– 38.

Edge– serrated.

Certification– serialized.

Stated value– 20 bucks.

Artist– Susanna Blunt (obverse).

Coins in Great Lake Series.

A total of five coins will be issued in the Great Lakes collection when completed with one coin representing each of the individual lakes. The series debuted in 2013 and also consists of these previous issues:

Lake Superior Silver Coin– launched November 2013, Lake Ontario Silver Coin– released March 2014, Lake Erie Silver Coin– launched in June 2014, Lake Michigan Silver Coin– this issue, Lake Huron Silver Coin– timetable for release in February 2015.

Each ships with a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell instance as well as a serialized certification of authenticity. Grab yours while stocks last!