There are few joys in this world greater than welcoming a child into the world. The perpetuation of human life is what it’s all about, and the Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the joy of that moment with the release of a special gold coin that captures one of the first moments in any child’s life. The all-new 2017 ½ oz Proof Gold Canadian Welcome to the World Coin is available to you for purchase online today at Silver.com.
- Arrives in a graphic beauty box courtesy of the Royal Canadian Mint.
- Celebrate that new baby in your life!
- Mintage limited to 1,500 coins only!
- Consists of One-Half Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.
- Issued a face value of $200 (CAD) by the Canadian government.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse includes a set of baby footprints.
When children are first born into this world, one of the first things that occurs at the hospital is the capture of their tiny footprints on a birth certificate. The Royal Canadian Mint captures this first moment in any child’s life with a beautiful incuse design on the 2017 ½ oz Proof Gold Canadian Welcome to the World coin.
The footprints on this beautiful gold proof have visible wrinkles and lines that are as unique on your feet as the fingerprints on your hands. If you enjoy buying gold as a gift for friends and family, the Canadian Welcome to the World Coin series is the one to choose. In addition to this gold coins, there is also a silver reverse proof option available as well.
The reverse of the 2017 ½ oz Proof Gold Canadian Welcome to the World Coin features only those two little footprints that will leave marks on hearts and minds for years to come. Included are engravings of the nation of issue, face value, and year of issue.
On the obverse side of each of the Proof Gold Canadian Welcome to the World coin is the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is on the obverse of all Canadian coinage and has been since 1952 when she ascended to the throne of the United Kingdom. This particular depiction was created in 2003 by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt.
Each of these 2017 ½ oz Proof Gold Canadian Welcome to the World Coins is a memorable keepsake for the parents-to-be in 2017. Your purchase of this coin includes a specifically designed certificate with full-color imagery that includes a space to add your own personalized message for a young child entering this world.
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