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100 th anniversary coin and stamp set


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The Coin :

Royal Canadian Mint engravers reproduced the coin s design from an original 50 cent coin struck at the Mint in 1908. Its design includes a double- date (1908-2008) , a crown, and a wreath of maple leaves flanking the sides. An effigy of His Majesty King Edward VII is featured on the obverse of the coin . Sterling silver made and only 16,000 sets .


The Stamp:

The commemorative stamp depicts the first coin struck at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa. The selvage depicts the obverse of the coin . the stamp was created using embossing to give the impression that an actual coin was dropped on the stamp







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