As long as there have been people on Earth, there have been explorers – pioneering individuals with one eye trained on the horizon, eager to know what lies beyond, and always ready to break a new trail towards the future. But their adventure never ends, because every destination inspires another. Exploration – that irrepressible spirit of discovery – fuels the life and passion of individuals. It drives the evolution of their community, and ultimately shapes the future of their nation.
A fabulous keepsake that will be cherished by amateur cartographers, history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts; a fascinating look at Canada’s rich, storied, past.
• This is the sixth coin in this exciting 10-coin series showcasing Canadian exploration and history.
• Celebrate Canada’s great map making saga – three centuries of rugged adventure and scientific finesse as countless pioneering cartographers mapped this continent’s vast frontiers; beautifully crafted in this 99.99% pure silver coin.
• Limited to 15,000 coins worldwide – a highly desirable collectible.
About the Design:
The reverse design by Canadian artist John Mantha honours the countless cartographers who contributed to the map of Canada, with a design featuring David Thompson (1770-1857), celebrated as North America’s “greatest geographer.”
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a custom beauty box.
- Model No. 132693
- Mintage 15,000
- Composition 99.99% pure silver
- Finish matte proof
- Weight (g) 23.17
- Diameter (mm) 36.07
- Edge serrated
- Certificate serialized
- Face value 15 dollars
- Artist John Mantha (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)