Royal Canadian Mint 1967 Centennial Coin Set Framed & Uncirculated

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Royal Canadian Mint 1967 Centennial coin set

uncirculated proof set, as issued, with original plastic wrap ($1, 50 cents, 25 cents, 10 cents, 5 cents & 1 cent).

Framed 6 ½” x 8 ½” (16.4 x 21.4 cm).                                                                                                                                                                                              

 Designed by Canadian Artist Alex Colville

     David Alexander Colville [1920-2013] designed all six of Canada’s 1967 Centennial coins: Canada Goose (1 dollar), wolf (50 cents), wildcat (quarter), mackerel (dime), hare (nickel) and rock dove (penny). “A half-century later, the coins he designed are regarded as some of the most beautiful ever minted. To this day, they occasionally appear among your change, worthy of a moment’s reflection and a happy reminder of an exciting year: hand-held sculptures that put art into the pocket of even the poorest.” (Hawthorn, The Year Canadian Lost Their Minds, p. 30)