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2015 (1965-) Canadian $3 Canada's Flag 50th Anniversary Coloured Silver Coin

Item: #2015CANFLAG3D    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #144430

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2015 (1965-) Canadian $3 Canada's Flag 50th Anniversary Coloured Silver Coin

 

With its bright red maple leaf, the famous red-and-white flag stands as a proud symbol for Canadians. As our national banner, it speaks of our sense of belonging to a broader community, one that is a growing, vibrant mosaic of different cultures, languages and beliefs. It also represents our history and our identity within the international community as we work together to shape a future for ourselves, and for generations to follow. On the 50th anniversary of the National Flag of Canada, celebrate this iconic symbol with this beautifully engraved and coloured fine silver coin.

Canada’s Flag at 50–and beyond! A perfect gift that celebrates Canada, ideal for someone to start their coin collection!

 

Features

 •  Features vibrant red and bright white colour application to recreate the famous flag of Canada.
 •  A great opportunity for collectors to display their pride for their country through their collection, and to commemorate a milestone in Canadian history. 
 •  A beautiful addition to any Canadiana-themed collection. 
 •  A meaningful gift for those whose love for their country runs deep. 
 •  GST/HST exempt. 

 

Design

2015 (1965-) Canadian $3 Canada's Flag 50th Anniversary Coloured Silver Coin design serves as a proud reminder of how Canadians from Atlantic Canada to British Columbia, and up to the northernmost tip of Nunavut, are all brought together under this internationally renowned national banner. Framed within a map of Canada, the flag is beautifully brought to life thanks to the use of red and white colour application that recreate its famous colours and, of course, the iconic maple leaf.

Did you know…
 • The adoption of a national flag was proposed as far back as the late nineteenth century, but to no avail–that is, until the idea was raised again in 1964 by Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson. 
 •  At the stroke of noon on February 15, 1965, the Canadian Red Ensign (Canada’s previous flag) was lowered on Parliament Hill and replaced by the National Flag of Canada.
 •  The official way to describe it is as a red flag with a white square in its centre, which is adorned with a red maple leaf. 
 •  The design is symmetrical–if you fold the flag from one red edge to the other, both halves should be the same!
 •  The maple leaf has long been used as a symbol for this country; meanwhile, red and white were featured prominently in the Canadian coat of arms, as proclaimed by King George V in 1921. Official flag etiquette requires that the National Flag of Canada never touch the ground.

 

Packaging

2015 (1965-) Canadian $3 Canada's Flag 50th Anniversary Coloured Silver Coin comes encapsulated in Royal Canadian Mint maroon clamshell, graphic beauty box, and Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Specifications

Face Value: $3
Mintage: 15,000
Composition: 99.99% Silver
Weight (g): 7.96
Diameter(mm): 27
Finish: Proof

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