28 100% Authentic 1996 Montreal Canada Olympic Coin Proofs. 7 Wooden coin boxes/cases with leather brown leather tops featuring gold olympic rings and snap closures. In very good to Excellent Condition. 7 Cardboard storage boxes to protect and store coin cases. The seven series were constituted as follows.
Series 3: Early Canadian Sports. Series 4: Olympic Track and Field Sports. Series 5: Olympic Water Sports. Series 6: Olympic Team and Body Contact Sports. Each coin is 92.5% silver for a net silver weight of 44.955 grams (1.4453 troy ounces) and 22.478 grams (0.7227 troy ounces) of silver respectively.
A key highlight of these coins were the standardized designs and the unique finishes. All 28 coins were styled in a similar fashion.The top aspect of the coin had the Olympic logo, its denomination, and the wording in the same spot. The finishes consisted of two different styles that had never been used on Canadian coinage. The first finish was a satin or frosted effect which adorned the coin. The second finish was a proof finish, which consisted of frosted lettering and a design set off against a brilliant mirror field. Series I: Year-1973; Coin #s 1-4; Artist-Georges Huel; Themes- Map of World; Map of North America; Montreal Skyline.
Series II: Year-1974; Coin #s 5-8; Artist-Anthony Mann; Themes- Head of Zeus, Athlete with Torch, Temple of Zeus, Olympic Rings and Wreath. Series III: Year-1974; Coin #s 9-12; Artist-Kan Danby; Themes-Lacrosse, Canoeing, Cycling, Rowing. Series IV: Year-1975; Coin #s 13-16; Artist-Leo Yerxa; Themes-Men's Hurdles, Marathon, Women's Shot Put; Women's Javelin. Series V: Year-1975; Coin #s 17-20; Artist-Lynda Cooper; Themes-Paddling, Diving, Sailing, Swimming.
Series VI: Year-1976; Coin #s 21-24; Artist-Shigeo Fukada; Themes-Field Hockey, Fencing, Soccer, Boxing. Series VII: Year-1976; Coin #s 25-28; Artist Elliot John Morrison; Themes-Olympic Stadium, Olympic Village, Olympic Velodrome, Olympic Flame. Please be sure to check out my other listings. I have several other coin collections listed that you may be interested in.
Please ask if you have any questions or special requests. The item "Complete 1976 Montreal Olympics 7 Series Proof 28 Coin Set Sterling SIlver Boxed" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "lsquared42077" and is located in Altadena, California.
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